Kombucha Research & Scientific Studies



15 search results in "Lactic Acid"


A CASE OF KOMBUCHA TEA TOXICITY

By Alison SungHee Kole, MD, MPH, Heather D. Jones, MD, Russell Christensen, Jay Gladstein, MD

Introduction: Kombucha's ''mushroom'' tea is touted to have medicinal properties. Here, we present a case of hyperthermia, lactic acidosis, and acute renal failure within 15 hours of Kombucha tea ingestion. Case Presentation: A 22-year-old male, newly diagnosed with HIV, became short of breath ...

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ANALYSIS OF THE CONDITION AND THE POTENTIAL LENGTH OF FERMENTED KOMBUCHA MEDIUM (TEA, COFFEE, ROSELLA) IN INHIBITING THE GROWTH OF PATHOGENIC BACTERIA (VIBRIO CHOLERAE AND BACILLUS CEREUS)

By NURUL AFIFAH

Kombucha fermented drinks contain Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, B15, C, folic acid, glucuronic acid, gluconate acid, acetic acid, chondrotin sulfuric acid, hyaluronic acid, lactic acid, acetaminophen, essential amino acids, and enzymes. Compounds contained in kombucha drinks can be used as ...

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ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES OF KOMBUCHA PREPARED FROM THREE DIFFERENT SUBSTRATES AND CHANGES IN CONTENT OF PROBIOTICS DURING STORAGE

By Caili Fu, Fen Yan, Zeli Cao, Fanying Xie, Juan Lin

Kombucha is a health-promoting fermented beverage worldwide. The present study compared the free-radical scavenging abilities and total reducing power (TRP) of kombucha prepared from low-cost green tea (LGTK), black tea (BTK), and tea powder (TPK). LGTK had the highest scavenging abilities ...

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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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BIOCHEMICAL AND MICROBIAL CHANGES DURING FERMENTATION OF TEA FUNGUS (KOMBUCHA)

By Selma El Siddig Ahmed, Hamid Ahmed Dirar

This research was carried out to study the biochemical and microbial changes that occur during the fermentation of tea fungus. Tea fungus, also known as Kombucha, is a fermented beverage resulting from the heavy gelatinous growth of a consortium of microorganisms in tea extract and is a popular ...

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CHANGES IN CONTENT OF ORGANIC ACIDS AND TEA POLYPHENOLS DURING KOMBUCHA TEA FERMENTATION

By Rasu Jayabalan, Subbaiya Marimuthu, Krishnaswami Swaminathan

Kombucha tea is a fermented tea beverage produced by fermenting sugared black tea with tea fungus (kombucha). Tea polyphenols, which include (-)-epicatechin (EC), (-)-epicatechin gallate (ECG), (-)-epigallocatechin (EGC), (-)-epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and theaflavin (TF) have been ...

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CHARACTERIZATION AND ANALYSIS KOMBUCHA TEA ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY BASED ON LONG FERMENTATION AS A BEVERAGE FUNCTIONAL

By Maulina Nurikasari, Yenny Puspitasari, Retno Palupi Yoni, Siwi

Background: Kombucha is a symbiosis between bacteria (Acetobacter) and yeast (Saccharomyces), in English abbreviated SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast). SCOBY in this research will be fermented using green tea media, to make kombucha tea product. Kombucha tea content is very ...

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COMPARISON OF THE PRODUCTS OF KOMBUCHA FERMENTATION ON SUCROSE AND MOLASSES

By Radomir V. Malbaa, Eva S. Lonar, Mirjana S. Djuri

Fermentation of 1.5 g/L of Indian black tea, sweetened either with 70 g/L of sucrose or an adequate quantity of three kinds of molasses, was conducted by domestic Kombucha (Acetobacter strains in symbiosis with Saccharomycodes ludwigii, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Saccharomyces bisporus, ...

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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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EVALUATION OF THE GLUCURONIC ACID PRODUCTION AND OTHER BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF FERMENTED SWEETEN-BLACK TEA BY KOMBUCHA LAYER AND THE CO-CULTURE WITH DIFFERENT LACTOBACILLUS SP. STRAINS

By Nguyen K Nguyen, Ngan TN Dong, Phu H Le, Huong T Nguyen

The interactions between lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and acetic acid bacteria (AAB) from Kefir and Kombucha (KBC) have been concerned during the last decade since their positive stimulation on the growth rate, biomass, and secondary metabolites. However, more study needs to be conducted to ...

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INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT SUGARS ON THE METABOLISM OF THE TEA FUNGUS

By Jurgen Reiss

The tea fungus is a symbiosis of osmophilic yeasts (mainlySchizosaccharomyces pombe, Saccharomycodes ludwigii, Pichia spec.) and acetic acid bacteria (Acetobacter xylinum, A. xylinoides, Bacterium gluconicum) used to produce teakwass with sugared black tea as substrate. The influence of the ...

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ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF LACTIC ACID BACTERIA FROM KOMBUCHA TEA

By M Petrusic, Z Radulovic, D Paunovic, D Obradovic

The application of tea fungus has been increasing worldwide as it is useful for obtaining fermented tea beverages with potential therapeutic characteristics. It is known that tea fungus is composed of acetic acid bacteria and yeasts, but involved species in these symbioses are various, ...

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KOMBUCHA PRODUCTION USING EXTRACTED INULIN FROM JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE TUBER

By M BALVARDI, M SAFARI, REZAEI M HABIBI, SMH HOSSEINI, K REZAEI, MOVAHEDI SAA MOSAVI

Kombucha is a non-dairy fermented beverage. The traditional substrate for kombucha production is sweetened black tea. Kombucha culture can also use other carbohydrates such as inulin and oligofructose as a substrate. In this study, inulin, and oligofructose extracted from Jerusalem artichoke ...

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MAKE PROCESS AND HEALTH BENEFITS OF DRINK KOMBUCHA TEA

By Ebrahim Azarpour, Maral Moraditochaee, Hamid Reza Bozorgi

Consideration of functional beverages in the world and one of the fastest-growing food categories are considered. Functional fermented tea drinks non-dairy beverages kombucha one is functional. The raw material used to produce functional beverages kombucha tea, tea is sweetened with sugar. ...

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VIABILITY OF LACTIC ACID BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM KOMBUCHA TEA AGAINST LOW PH AND BILE SALT

By Ni Nyoman Puspawati, Ni Made Indri, Hapsari

Kombucha tea is a functional drink fermented by various types of microbes. Kombucha tea is also a source of lactic acid bacteria that can maintain the balance of the microflora of the digestive tract, which can improve the health of the human body. Lactic acid bacteria can act as a probiotic if ...

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