Come Enjoy Our Kombucha Tea
Here at the Colon Care Clinic, we strive to make all of our patients feel as comfortable as possible. In that effort, when you visit our clinic, Agnes will provide a warm welcome by sharing a cup of her famous Kombucha tea.
Having become the healthy drink of choice in recent years, Agnes has been sharing the healing benefits of Kombucha tea for more than a decade. Together with colonic irrigation, a healthy diet, and a well-rounded exercise routine, Kombucha tea is a powerful (and tasty) way to boost colon health.
What is Kombucha Tea?
Kombucha is fermented tea that offers a uniquely versatile flavor profile with notes of tartness, sweetness, and light effervescence. Made by fermenting sugared green or black tea with what’s known as scoby (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast). Over the course of one to two weeks, this bacteria will be hard at work to produce the finished fizzy product.
Believe it or not, this ancient elixir has been consumed for more than 2,000 years, and has even been studied and used for a number of medical purposes in countries such as Russia, Germany and China. As one of the few naturally carbonated beverages, Kombucha has been gaining a lot of interest lately due to its wide variety of proven healing properties.
Proven Kombucha Health Benefits
Though there are hundreds of different brands and flavors of Kombucha, they all share the same beneficial properties.
1. it’s rich in Probiotics
Because Kombucha is made by fermentation, many of the bacterial cultures present in this tasty beverage are extremely beneficial for gut health. Countless studies have confirmed the presence of good bacteria which is why Kombucha is believed to help the colon’s microflora.
2. Alkalize the body
In order for the body to function properly, it’s important that the blood stream remain as close to alkaline (7 pH) as possible. Between consuming acidic foods and the stressors of day to day life, that’s not always the easiest. As an alkaline beverage, Kombucha helps to alkalize the body.
3. Detoxify the liver
The liver is responsible for processing and eliminating all toxins that enter the body. Drinking Kombucha regularly has actually been shown to aid the liver in its efforts by reducing liver toxicity, sometimes by as much as 70%.
4. It Can Kill Harmful Bacteria
The body is introduced to millions of bacterial invaders on a daily basis. When studied, Kombucha was actually found to have antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that allow it to fight off a variety of different pathogens, including Candida. It’s like a tasty natural medicine!
5. High In Antioxidants
Kombucha tea, particularly when made from green tea (largely considered as one of the healthiest beverages on the planet), has an abundance of beneficial antioxidants. These powerful little helps fight free radicals and the damaging process of oxidation.
Lesser Studied Kombucha Health Benefits
Below, we’ve listed some of the lesser studied health benefits that Kombucha is believed to provide.
1. Alleviate constipation
2. Boost energy – help with chronic fatigue
3. Reduce blood pressure
4. Relieve headaches & migraines
5. Reduce kidney stones
6. Improve eyesight
7. Heal eczema – can be applied topically to soften the skin
8. Prevent arteriosclerosis
9. Speed healing of ulcers
10. Aid healthy cell regeneration
11. Reduce grey hair
12. Lower glucose levels – prevent spiking from eating