Kombucha Research & Scientific Studies



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16S RRNA GENE SEQUENCE DETECTION OF ACETIC ACID BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM TEA KOMBUCHA

By Soheir S Abd, El-Salam

Kombucha is a benefit to people suffering from cancer due to increasing its acidity by the bacterium. This study to isolate and identify the bacterium samples from tea kombucha. Six acetic acid bacteria were isolated from traditional Kombucha fermentation of tea belonging to the family ...

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ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF ACIDITY AND TEA SUBSTRATE ON THE INHIBITION OF α-AMYLASE BY KOMBUCHA

By Mallory Dickmann, Rebecca Schneider, Samantha Armando, Katherine Seehusen, Patrick Hager, Michael J Strauss, Francis M Mann

Kombucha tea (KT) is an acidic, fermented, tea-based beverage associated with a variety of reported health benefits. Specifically, KT consumption has previously elicited hypoglycemic responses in alloxan-induced diabetic rats, implying KT consumption may alleviate symptoms of diabetes. One ...

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APPLICATION OF LACTIC ACID BACTERIA IN KOMBUCHA FERMENTATION

By A S Velianski, D D Cvetkovi, S L Markov

Kombucha, traditional fermented beverage, is typically prepared by fermenting sweetened black tea using tea fungus (symbiosis of acetic acid bacteria and yeasts). Because of the useful effects of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) as well as L- and D-lactic acid, LAB suspension of natural isolates was ...

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APPLICATION OF THE KOMBUCHA 'TEA FUNGUS' FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF ANTIOXIDANT AND STARCH HYDROLASE INHIBITORY PROPERTIES OF TEN HERBAL TEA

By Mindani I. Watawanaa, Nilakshi Jayawardenaa, Candy Choob, Viduranga Y. Waisundaraa

Ten herbal teas (Acacia arabica, Aegle marmelos flower, A. marmelos root bark, Aerva lanata, Asteracantha longifolia, Cassia auriculata, Hemidesmus indicus, Hordeum vulgare, Phyllanthus Emblica, Tinospora cordifolia) were fermented with the Kombucha 'tea fungus'. The PH values of the fermented ...

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BIOACTIVITY OF LEMON BALM KOMBUCHA

By Dragana D etojevi-Simin, Aleksandra S Velianski, Dragoljub D Cvetkovi, Sinia L Markov, Jasminka Mranovi, Vinja V Bogdanovi, Slavica V olaji

There is inadequate published data referring to bioactivity of lemon balm tea and its Kombucha. The aim of this study, therefore, was to investigate antimicrobial, antiproliferative, genotoxic, and antigenotoxic potential of lemon balm tea and its Kombucha with consuming acidity. Antimicrobial ...

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CHANGES IN MAJOR COMPONENTS OF TEA FUNGUS METABOLITES DURING PROLONGED FERMENTATION

By C Chen, BY Liu

Changes in major components and microbes in tea fungus broth or kombucha were prepared from nine different sources during a prolonged fermentation of up to 60 days were investigated. Cell concentrations of both yeasts and acetic acid bacteria in broth were generally higher than those in the ...

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CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ROLE OF PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS IN THE INHIBITION OF α-AMYLASE BY KOMBUCHA TEA

By Samantha Renee Armando, Rebecca Anne Schneider, Francis M Mann

Kombucha is a tea blend that is fermented by a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast (SCOBY) and is of high interest in the United States for its health benefits. Research indicates that Kombucha can improve resistance against cancer, prevent cardiovascular disease, promote digestive ...

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CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF NOVEL TYPES OF KOMBUCHA BEVERAGES WITH YARROW

By Jasmina S Vitas, Aleksandra D Cvetanovi, Pavle Z Makovi, Jaroslava V varc-Gaji, Radomir V Malbaa

Kombucha beverages were produced by fermentation of new types of substrates - yarrow infusions and yarrow subcritical water extracts (SWE). Fermentation process parameters (pH, total acidity, and yield of biomass), chemical composition (organic acids, total phenols and flavonoids, and vitamin C ...

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DETERMINATION OF SUITABILITY OF BLACK CARROT (DAUCUS CAROTA L. SPP. SATIVUS VAR. ATRORUBENS ALEF.) JUICE CONCENTRATE, CHERRY LAUREL (PRUNUS LAUROCERASUS), BLACKTHORN (PRUNUS SPINOSA) AND RED RASPBERRY

By Ulusoy Abubekir, Canan Ece Tamer

Kombucha is a traditional refreshing beverage usually prepared by fermentation of sweetened black or green tea. In this study, it was aimed to investigate the effects of different raw material usage on composition and sensory properties of kombucha beverage. For this aim, cherry laurel, red ...

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EVALUATION OF PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES OF KOMBUCHA "TEA FUNGUS" DURING EXTENDED PERIODS OF FERMENTATION

By Hashani Amarasinghe, Nimsha S Weerakkody, Viduranga Y Waisundara

Kombucha fermentation is traditionally carried out by inoculating a previously grown tea fungal mat into a freshly prepared tea broth and incubating under aerobic conditions for 7-10 days. In this study, four kombucha beverages were prepared by placing the tea fungal mats in sugared Sri Lankan ...

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KOMBUCHA YOGURT PROCESS

By ZHENG You-wei, WANG Lian-jie, NIU Le-bao

Introduced the use of Kombucha in the production of yoghurt, summed up some control conditions. This study chooses fresh milk as experimental materials, through the fermentation of Kombucha we can measure a series of indicators, such as the acidity of the fermantation products, the content of ...

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NOVEL KOMBUCHA BEVERAGE FROM LINGZHI OR REISHI MEDICINAL MUSHROOM, GANODERMA LUCIDUM, WITH ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTIOXIDANT EFFECTS.

By Aleksandra Sknepnek, Milena Panti, Danka Matijaevi, Dunja Mileti, Steva Levi, Viktor Nedovi, Miomir Niksic

Kombucha is a nonalcoholic beverage traditionally made by fermenting black tea using a combination of yeast and acetic acid bacteria (AAB) cultures. Ganoderma lucidum hot water extract (HWE) was used-to our knowledge for the first time to prepare a novel, health-promoting kombucha product. ...

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POTENTIAL OF SNAKE FRUIT (SALACCA ZALACCA (GAERTH.) VOSS) FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BEVERAGE THROUGH FERMENTATION WITH THE KOMBUCHA CONSORTIUM

By Elok Zubaidah, Firka Julian Dewantari, Fitria Rizki Novitasari, Ignatius Srianta, Philippe Blanc

Sugared snake fruit juices were fermented for 14 days with the Kombucha consortium containing yeasts and acetic acid bacteria. Five Indonesian cultivars (Salak Doyong. Salak Madu, Salak Pondoh, Salak Segaran, and Salak Suwaru) of the fruit were studied. The physicochemical and sensory ...

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RESPONSE SURFACE METHODOLOGY FOR OPTIMIZATION OF GLUCURONIC ACID PRODUCTION USING KOMBUCHA LAYER ON SOUR CHERRY JUICE

By Nafiseh Yavari, Mahnaz Mazaheri Assadi, Kambiz Larijani, M B Moghadam

The optimum conditions for the glucuronic acid production (the important key component for its detoxifying action through conjugation to the xenobiotic metabolism of the substances in the liver) using kombucha layer on sweetened sour cherry juice were determined using response surface ...

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TITRATION AND HPLC CHARACTERIZATION OF KOMBUCHA FERMENTATION: A LABORATORY EXPERIMENT IN FOOD ANALYSIS

By Breanna Miranda, Nicole M. Lawton, Sean R. Tachibana, Natasja A. Swartz, W. Paige Hall

Quantification of the many constituents that make up our food, whether they are desirable (vitamins, antioxidants, nutrients) or undesirable (pesticides, toxins), is one of the most practical applications of chemistry. In this study, kombucha, a popular fermented tea beverage, was analyzed ...

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VARIATIONS IN MAJOR COMPONENTS OF PU-ERH TEA INFUSION DURING FERMENTATION BY KOMBUCHA CULTURE

By Zhen-jun Zhao, Li Zhou, Qin-jin Liu

Different storage-age Pu-erh tea (1,5,10 years) infusion (8 g/L) sweetened with sucrose 50 g/L was filtrated and inoculated with kombucha culture for 8-day fermentation at 28 ℃.The fermentation broth was dynamically analyzed for microbial population, pH, tea polyphenols, total acidity, protein, ...

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