NataliesChoice = Health & Wellness - Such begins in the gut.
People who drink kombucha tea regularly have reported it to be effective for healing a variety of physical conditions, including arthritis, psoriasis, high blood pressure, anxiety, diabetes, allergies, and even cancer. While we don't doubt the experience of these individuals, we can't in good conscience recommend our products as a treatment for any medical condition without the appropriate scientific evidence. Here's what the evidence so far has shown:
+ The probiotics present in kombucha may alleviate certain digestive problems, speed treatment of certain intestinal infections, and prevent or reduce the severity of colds and flu. Mayo Clinic
+ Kombucha has been shown to be effective in inhibiting the growth of digestive pathogens E Coli, Salmonella, and Staphylococcus. Cornell University
+ Kombucha contains significant amounts of important nutrients such as B vitamins and essential amino acids, which are thought to enhance mental health, boost the immune system, and increase the body’s ability to burn fat. American Nutrition Association
+ The tea used in kombucha contains polyphenols with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and contains substances linked to decreased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Harvard Medical School
+ The fermentation process of kombucha increases the presence of antioxidants and sometimes changes them into more useful forms, which aid in the reduction of arthritis, inflammation and atherosclerosis. Food Chemistry
+ Kombucha eliminates free radicals from the body, helping to protect cell walls and stop the progress of chronic diseases. International Food Research Journal