How often should I drink kombucha?

There are not strict rules about the amount of kombucha you can consume. Like any other food, it really depends on your personal preference and how your body takes it.

When is the best time to drink kombucha?

You can enjoy it at any time of the day as a little pick me up when you need a boost of energy.

What are the benefits of drinking kombucha?

Kombucha improves overall health of your body at a cellular level. It improves your gut health and immunity which in turn helps the body recover and stay healthy.

What are the symptoms caused by a healing crisis?

Potential symptoms of a healing crisis include:

  • Pain and inflammation of joints
  • Muscle soreness
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Tiredness/headache/irritability
  • Stuffy nose
  • Fever or chills
  • Acne
  • Lose stool or constipation
  • Candidiasis flare-up
How long can I keep kombucha for?

Kombucha doesn’t expire as long as it is refrigerated. However, it usually has an expiry date of 6 to 8 months within which it is at its freshest.

What is floating in my kombucha and is it safe to consume?

The stuff floating in the kombucha is pieces of SCOBY, a by-product of the fermentation process. It has a neutral flavour and is perfectly safe for consumption.

Is Kombucha a tea?

Kombucha is not a tea, it is a type of fermented beverage that is made of brewed tea and taste very different from tea.

Is there alcohol in kombucha?

Yes, but the alcohol in kombucha is so little that it is not even considered to be an alcoholic beverage.

Does kombucha have vinegar in it?

The fermentation process of the kombucha does produce a little bit of acetic acid which makes kombucha taste a little vinegary.

Is there caffeine in kombucha?

Yes, there is. However, the amount of caffeine present in the kombucha is very little. This is because the microbes use caffeine as nutrients and reduce the amount of caffeine that was present in the beginning stages of the process.

Is there sugar in the kombucha?

We use only organic cane sugar as a source of nutrition for the SCOBY. The amount of sugar present in the kombucha is very little as it is consumed by the microorganisms during the fermentation process.

Can people with diabetes drink kombucha?

Many diabetics consume kombucha without worry, some even claim it helps with their condition.

Can pregnant or nursing women drink kombucha?

If you have already been drinking kombucha and your body is used to it, there is no reason why you should give it up when you are pregnant or nursing. However, if you have never tried it before, then perhaps you should wait until after the pregnancy, simply because there may be too much going on inside your body already and we don’t really know how kombucha may affect you.

Can children drink kombucha?

Yes. You can introduce kombucha to your children the same way you would to adults. Start with small amounts, diluted in, or followed by water. Observe how it works in your child’s system and if the response is positive, you may gradually increase the amount of kombucha they consume.