Kombucha Research & Scientific Studies



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DOES KOMBUCHA TEA ATTENUATE THE HEPATO-NEPHEROTOXICITY INDUCED BY A CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANT?

By Ola Ali Gharib

Trichloroethylene (TCE) may induce oxidative stress, which generates free radicals and alters antioxidants or oxygen-free radical scavenging enzymes. The aim of this study was to investigate the protective role of oral administration of kombucha tea in rats with TCE as an environmental ...

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DOES KOMBUCHA TEA REDUCE THE DAMAGE-INDUCED BY RADIATION EXPOSURE?

By Ola Ali Gharib

This work has been performed to investigate the protective effect and the antimicrobial activity that occur following oral administration of kombucha tea (kt) ferment in rats with a fractionated dose of 9 Gy. The protective effect of kt ferment was monitored by assessment of serum enzymes ...

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EFFECTS OF KOMBUCHA ON OXIDATIVE STRESS INDUCED NEPHROTOXICITY INRATS

By Ola Ali Gharib

Background: Trichloroethylene (TCE) may induce oxidative stress which generates free radicals and alters antioxidants or oxygen-free radical scavenging enzymes. Methods: Twenty male albino rats were divided into four groups: (1) the control group treated with vehicle, (2) Kombucha (KT)-treated ...

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HYPOGLYCEMIC AND ANTILIPIDEMIC PROPERTIES OF KOMBUCHA TEA IN ALLOXAN-INDUCED DIABETIC RATS

By Ahmed Aloulou, Khaled Hamden, Dhouha Elloumi, Madiha Bou Ali, Khaoula Hargafi, Bassem Jaouadi, Fatma Ayadi, Abdelfattah Elfeki, Emna Ammar

Background: Diabetes has become a serious health problem and a major risk factor associated with troublesome health complications, such as metabolism disorders and liver-kidney dysfunctions. The inadequacies associated with conventional medicines have led to a determined search for alternative ...

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PROTECTIVE EFFECT OF KOMBUCHA ON RATS FED A HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIC DIET IS MEDIATED BY ITS ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY

By Khaled Bellassoued, Ferdaws Ghrab, Fatma Makni-Ayadi, Jos Van Pelt, Abdelfattah Elfeki, Emna Ammar

Context: Kombucha (KT) is claimed to have various beneficial effects on human health, but there is very little scientific evidence available in the literature. Objective: The present study investigates the effects of Camellia sinensis (GT) Linn. (Theaceae) and KT, two natural drinks, on ...

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