5 Kombucha Benefits of drinking kombucha
Can kombucha save lives? Yes and No. Kombucha’s magic is not in its ability to cure any illnesses or disease. Its ability to save lives is in the way it empowers your body to regain homeostasis and heal itself.
Kombucha and gut health
Did you know that you have two brains? One in your head and the other is in your gut!
That’s right, you’ve got a gut brain.
Although, it may bear no resemblance to the aesthetics of the more popular brain, it however is a crucial aspect of your whole bodily system. It carries out complex processes and is capable or learning and remembering.
Okay, okay…why all this talk about the gut brain?
Because…kombucha with all its glorious microbial goodness, promotes healthy bacteria in the gut. It also helps the gut microbiome to get rid of pathogenic microbiota that carry disease and illnesses and remain healthy. Having a healthy microbiome means a healthy gut and a healthy gut means a healthy body.
Kombucha and stress
Let’s face it, none of us in these modern times are an exception to stressors. Whether you are the CEO of a company or a teenager. We all confront multiple stressors every single day which leads to the detriment of our health. This could be combated with adaptogens like kombucha as they are a great source of antioxidants.
So, what are adaptogens and what do they do exactly?
Adaptogens are plants or herbs that help your body increase resistance towards stressors and reduce the amount of stress your body experiences.
Kombucha and beauty
So, we have been hearing about just how great kombucha is for our health but what about beauty? Does kombucha in any way help you look better on the outside as much as it does on the inside?
Well, I’m sure it is no big surprise that the answer to that question is…
Can kombucha make my skin glow?
Yes! Kombucha is loaded with B vitamins such as vitamin B3 which helps you glow from inside out.
Will it make my wrinkles go away?
Well, like any other natural product with time and patience, consistent consumption of kombucha does lead to younger looking skin and reduced wrinkles. This is a result of the antioxidant present in kombucha which protects your skin form free- radicals and keep your skin healthy and wrinkle-free.
And… it keeps my skin clear?
Yeap! kombucha with all its gut goodness helps you improve a variation of skin conditions from acne to eczema simply because a great digestive system means great skin. (https://cdhf.ca/health-lifestyle/how-does-your-gut-health-affect-your-skin/.) (link website to the word “skin”)
Kombucha and immunity
If the pandemic has taught us anything, it is that having a strong immune system means being alive.
Consuming kombucha consistently keeps your immune system strong by providing the necessary healthy acids and living organisms that support your digestive system. When the digestive system is supported well the body is far more equipped to protect itself.
The abundance of antioxidants in kombucha also keeps your immune system strong by getting rid of free radicals that could lead to health problems and aging.
On top of that, your kombucha also provides your body with various B vitamins, glutamic acid, and amino acid that play an important role in balancing the immune system.
Kombucha and sex
Yes, you read the title right. It is said that, because kombucha improves overall health it also inevitably helps with your sex life. It all, once again has to do with the gut. Fermented food like kombucha help increase sexual hormones and boost your energy. Consistent consumption of kombucha keeps your gut healthy and happy. Yes! literally happy because most of your happiness hormones (serotonin) are produced in the gut.
What has that got to do with my sex life? You ask…
Low serotonin results in low sex drive and affects your physical reaction to sexual feelings. So, to sum this up.
Healthy gut = Happy you
Happy you…Bow chikka wow wow!