An interesting and seemingly thorough article on kombucha research

wow :O

Reported effects of kombucha from tea drinkers’ testimony and Russian researchers (Dufresne and Farnworth 2000):

  • Detoxify the blood
  • Reduce cholesterol level
  • Reduce atherosclerosis by regeneration of cell walls
  • Reduce blood pressure
  • Reduce inflammatory problems
  • Alleviate arthritis, rheumatism, and gout symptoms
  • Promote liver functions
  • Normalize intestinal activity, balance intestinal flora, cure hemorrhoids
  • Reduce obesity and regulate appetite
  • Prevent/heal bladder infection and reduce kidney calcification
  • Stimulate glandular systems
  • Protect against diabetes
  • Increase body resistance to cancer
  • Have an antibiotic effect against bacteria, viruses, and yeasts
  • Enhance the immune system and stimulate interferon production
  • Relieve bronchitis and asthma
  • Reduce menstrual disorders and menopausal hot flashes
  • Improve hair, skin, and nail health
  • Reduce an alcoholic's craving for alcohol
  • Reduce stress and nervous disturbances, and insomnia
  • Relieve headaches
  • Improve eyesight
  • Counteract aging
  • Enhance general metabolism
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