Kombucha Research & Scientific Studies



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ARSENIC REMOVAL FROM GROUNDWATER BY PRETREATED WASTE TEA FUNGAL BIOMASS

By G S Murugesan, Muthuswamy Sathishkumar, Krishnaswami Swaminathan

Arsenic contamination in groundwater poses a serious threat to human health. The tea fungus, a waste produced during black tea fermentation, has been examined for its capacity to sequester the metal ions from groundwater samples. Autoclaved fungal tea mat and autoclaving followed by FECl3 ...

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KOMBUCHA PROTECTS AGAINST ARSENIC-INDUCED PROTEIN PEROXIDATION IN RATS

By J A Ofori, A Ocloo, M Ofori, W P Dorleku, W S K, Gbewonyo

Kombucha, prepared by fermenting sugared-tea with a symbiotic culture of acetic bacteria and yeasts belonging to the genera Saccharomycae, is claimed to have numerous medicinal benefits, some of which could partly be attributed to its antioxidant properties. However, the chemical composition of ...

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