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Ingredients of Kombucha briefly explained - What's in it?

Countless healthy nutrients can be produced in kombucha during fermentation

So you know which ones acids, vitamins and enzymes In this article we have taken a closer look at Kombucha and what it can do.

Healthy acids

amino acids

In addition to water, the human body consists largely of amino acids, the smallest building blocks of proteins. These are very important for the formation of new vital proteins and also play in the transmission of excitation between nerve cells, as well as in the metabolism a supporting role.

succinic acid

The so-called succinic acid is often used as a supplementary substance that has a positive effect on the human organism. She serves as antioxidant , is said to promote the recovery of the nervous system and slow down the aging of human cells. It also breaks down acetaldehyde, a toxic by-product of alcohol metabolism and can relieve unpleasant hangover symptoms.

butyric acid

This acid is created by the breakdown of glucose and various strains of bacteria contained in kombucha, which can also be found in the human large intestine. It leads to the formation of healthy intestinal cells and inflammation are inhibited be able.

acetic acid

The acetic acid produced during the fermentation of kombucha makes it almost impossible for non-kombucha microbes (microorganisms) to contaminate the tea. It has a strong antibacterial effect. It can also lower blood sugar levels because it is involved in the breakdown of sugar and starch.

gluconic acid

When glucose is broken down, gluconic acid is a by-product of the bacterium Gluconobacter. This bacterium is present both in our intestines and in kombucha.

glucaric acid

Glucaric acid occurs naturally in legumes, fruits and vegetables. She can Accelerate body detoxification and rid the liver of carcinogens, excess hormones and other toxins.



Enzymes are proteins made up of amino acids and used in the human body as Catalysts for chemical processes Act. They support digestion and help the body absorb various nutrients from carbohydrates, plant fibers, fats and proteins.


catechins and other polyphenols

These antioxidants are particularly concentrated in the leaves of plants help the body prevent oxidation . You can as well help reduce body fat .



B vitamins

The group of B vitamins is huge and affects many different body systems. They are all water soluble and are therefore difficult to overdose on. In researched Kombucha samples came the following B vitamins before:

Vitamin B1

also called thiamine. The body needs it to metabolize nutrients from our food and into energy to convert Vitamin B1 also supports different nerve functions .

Vitamin B2

also called riboflavin, is used successfully in the treatment of anemia and migraines, among other things. In addition, vitamin B2 is important for the Breakdown of fats, proteins and carbohydrates .

Vitamin B3

also called niacin, can significantly reduce risk factors of a heart attack. Also, it helps with regulation of hormones .

Vitamin B5

also called pantothenic acid, helps both good and bad regulate cholesterol . It is thus awarded a preventive effect on heart problems.

Vitamin B12

also called cobalamin, maintains cells in the blood and nervous system. This vitamin can above all against exhaustion and anemia Act.

vitamin C

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) cannot be produced naturally in the human body. It's for them Production of collagen and the construction of connective tissue responsible. It also shuts down aggressive free radicals that can negatively impact the body. It also supports the formation of certain messenger substances and hormones promotes the absorption of iron in the intestine .


Live lactic acid bacteria

The accumulation of living microorganisms can have a particularly health-promoting effect on the human organism. The intestines in particular can benefit from living lactic acid bacteria. They actively support the maintenance and development of the intestinal flora and at the same time strengthen the immune system.

Danke für's Lesen!

Thank you for reading! You can find more of my articles from A, like Non-Alcoholic Kombucha Cocktails, to Z, like Lemon- Ginger Kombucha, on our KOMBUCHERY Blog. Let's learn more about kombucha together!
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Hinweis: Dieser Artikel ist ausschließlich für Informationszwecke bestimmt und nicht als professionelle Analyse, Beratung oder medizinische Auskunft zu verstehen, sondern enthält die persönliche Meinung des Autors, basierend auf recherchierter Fachliteratur und eigener Erfahrung zum Thema.


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