Kombucha Research & Scientific Studies



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A REVIEW ON HEALTH BENEFITS OF KOMBUCHA NUTRITIONAL COMPOUNDS AND METABOLITES

By Jessica Martinez Leala, Lucia Valenzuela Suareza, Rasu Jayabalanb, Joselina Huerta Orosa, Anayansi Escalante-Aburtoa

Kombucha is a beverage made by fermenting sugared tea using a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts. Kombucha consumption has been associated with some health effects such as the reduction of cholesterol levels and blood pressure, reduction of cancer propagation, the improvement of the ...

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A REVIEW ON KOMBUCHA TEA-MICROBIOLOGY, COMPOSITION, FERMENTATION, BENEFICIAL EFFECTS,TOXICITY, AND TEA FUNGUS

By Rasu Jayabalan, Radomir V. Malbaa, Eva S. Lonar, Jasmina S. Vitas, Muthuswamy Sathishkumar

Fermentation of sugared tea with a symbiotic culture of acetic acid bacteria and yeast (tea fungus) yields kombucha tea, which is consumed worldwide for its refreshing and beneficial properties on human health. Important progress has been made in the past decade concerning research findings on ...

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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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EFFECT OF KOMBUCHA TEA ON AFLATOXIN B1 INDUCED ACUTE HEPATOTOXICITY IN ALBINO RATS-PROPHYLACTIC AND CURATIVE STUDIES

By Rasu Jayabalan, S Baskaran, Subbaiya Marimuthu, Krishnaswami Swaminathan, Sei Eok Yun

Kombucha tea is a sugared black tea fermented with a consortium of bacteria and yeasts, which forms tea fungus (Medusomyces gisevii) for 14 days. Kombucha tea is claimed to have various beneficial effects on human health, but very little scientific evidence is available in the literature. In ...

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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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KOMBUCHA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF THE CLINICAL EVIDENCE

By Edzard Ernst, MD,PhD,FRCP

Aim: Kombucha has become a popular complementary remedy. The aim of this systematic review was to critically evaluate the evidence related to its efficacy and safety. Methods: Computerised literature searches were carried out to locate all human medical investigations of kombucha regardless of ...

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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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THE EFFECT OF KOMBUCHA EXTRACT ON PLASMA LIPOPROTEINS AND LIVER ENZYMES IN MALE WISTAR RATS

By Parichehreh Yaghmaei, Kazem Parivar, L Karkhane

Introduction: Cardiac and blood vessel diseases are major problems in developed and developing countries. The most important cause of these diseases is atherosclerosis the high density of plasma lipids is considered the main factor in its appearance and development. The aim of this study was to ...

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