Kombucha has certainly made its mark in Australia over recent years. While it has long been popular with the integrated health community as a gut- friendly living drink, it has recently gone mainstream and is now available in most health food stores.
Lara Ball of Wild Kombucha by Ballsy shared with us the ins and outs of the new fad, sharing with us her recipe you’ll be itching to try.
What is Kombucha?
Originating in China and commonly referred to as the ‘tea of immortality’ Kombucha is known for its purported health benefits. It ‘s a naturally detoxifying and energising living drink that’s produced through the aerobic fermentation of green tea, black tea and sugar.
A colony of bacteria and yeast called the SCOBY converts the sugars into a range of organic acids which results in a mildly carbonated and delicious tasting brew that has been consumed for centuries in Asia, Russia and Eastern Europe.
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