Kombucha Research & Scientific Studies



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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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ANTI-DIABETES ACTIVITY OF KOMBUCHA PREPARED FROM DIFFERENT SNAKE FRUIT CULTIVARS

By Elok Zubaidah, Raida Amelia Ifadah, Umi Kalsum, Diana Lyrawati, Widya Dwi Rukmi, Putri, Ignatius Srianta, Philippe J. Blanc

Purpose: This paper aims to study the anti-diabetes activity of the Kombucha prepared from different snake fruit cultivars.Design/methodology/approach: The juices of snake fruits of Suwaru, Madura, Pondoh and Bali cultivars were fermented for 14 days. The anti-diabetes activity of the products ...

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ANTIHYPERGLYCAEMIC EFFICACY OF KOMBUCHA IN STREPTOZOTOCIN-INDUCED RATS

By Thummala Sriharia, Krishnamoorthy Karthikesanb, Natarajan Ashokkumarb, Uppala Satyanarayana

Kombucha is a fermented tea beverage produced by fermenting sugared black tea with kombucha mat (consists of bacteria and yeast strains). Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, action or both. The present ...

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BLOOD CHOLESTEROL DEGREE OF WHITE RAT (RATTUS NORVEGICUS L) AFTER GETTING KOMBUCHA FLUID PER-ORAL

By Tuti Rahayu

Cholesterol is a type of fat that is normally present in the blood, but in high concentrations of cholesterol can lead to atherosclerosis, which ultimately will have an impact on coronary heart disease. One alternative treatment that does not cause side effects is the use of kombucha. Kombucha, ...

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CHRONIC CONSUMPTION OF KOMBUCHA AND BLACK TEA PREVENTS WEIGHT LOSS IN DIABETIC RATS

By Abbass Morshedi, Mohammad Hossein Dashti-Rahmatabadi

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disease that affects many organ systems in the body and is associated with a progressive weight loss. Many diabetic patients used to consume herbal remedies to relieve their symptoms. Black tea and its fermented remedy, which is made by cultivating ...

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CLEARANCE OF FREE SILICA IN RAT LUNGS BY SPRAYING WITH CHINESE HERBAL KOMBUCHA

By Nai-fang Fu, Chang-hui Luo, Jun-cai Wu, Yan-yan Zheng, Yong-jin Gan, Jian-an Ling, Heng-qiu Liang, Dan-yu Liang, Jing Xie, Xiao-qin Chen, Xian-jun Li, Rui-hui Pan

The effects of spraying with kombucha and Chinese herbal kombucha were compared with treatments with tetrandrine in a rat silicosis model. Silica dust (50mg) was injected into the lungs of rats, which were then treated with one of the experimental treatments for a month. The rats were then ...

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DOES KOMBUCHA EXTRACT IMPROVE OBESITY

By L Karkhaneh

Obesity is a major problem in developed and developing countries. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of kombucha extract on obesity in male Wistar rats. Animals were divided into 4 groups: 1) Control group which received water and normal diet (ND). 2) Sham group which ...

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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 ON SOME TRACE ELEMENT LEVELS IN DIFFERENT ORGANS OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD EXPOSED RATS

By Ola Ali Gharib

Mobile phones have increased exponentially all over the world. The present study was performed to evaluate the effect of kombucha (KT) on some trace element levels of the brain, spleen, and intestine in male albino rats exposed to a 950 MHz electromagnetic field (EMF). Four experimental groups ...

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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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EFFECTS OF SYNCHRONIZED ORAL ADMINISTRATION AND TOPICAL APPLICATION OF KOMBUCHA ON THIRD-DEGREE BURN WOUNDS REGENERATION IN MATURE RATS

By Kazem Parivar, Parichehr Yaghmaie, Nasim Hayati Rudbari, Parastoo Mohammadi Mohaghegh

Background: According to evidence of the therapeutic effects of Komboucha, this study was conducted to investigate the facts of Kombucha's topical application Synchronized with Kombucha tea oral administration on third-degree burn wounds healing in Wistar rats. Materials and Methods: In this ...

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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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INFLUENCE OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE SUBSTANCES FROM KOMBUCHA (MEDUSOMYCES GISEVII) ON RAT GUT MICROBIOTA WITH EXPERIMENTAL ANTIBIOTIC-ASSOCIATED DYSBIOSIS

By BONDAREVA NI, TIMCHENKO LD, DOBRYNYA YU M, ALIEVA EV, RZHEPAKOVSKY IV, E Likhacheva, SIZONENKO MN, PISKOV SI, MARIA K, ARESHIDZE DA

The present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of biologically active substances from Medusomyces gisevii zoogloea (MG zoogloeas) on the intestine microbiocenosis of white rats during the experimental antibiotic-associated dysbiosis. The intestinal dysbiosis of rats was induced by ...

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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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POSSIBLE PROTECTIVE EFFECT OF KOMBUCHA TEA FERMENT ON CADMIUM CHLORIDE INDUCED LIVER AND KIDNEY DAMAGE IN IRRADIATED RATS

By Nashwa Kamel Ibrahim

Kombucha Tea Ferment (KT), was given to male albino rats, (1ml/Kg of body weight), via gavages, during 2 weeks before intraperitoneal administration of 3.5 mg/Kg body weight CdCl2 and/or whole-body -irradiation with 4Gy, and during 4 weeks after each treatment. Hepatic and nephritic ...

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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 OBESITY AND THE RATE OF FAT ACCUMULATION IN VISCERAL MASS OF MALE WISTAR RAT

By P YAGHMAEI, K PARIVAR, L KARKHANE

Introduction: Obesity and an increase in body weight are major problems in developed and developing countries, and they are the most important cause of atherosclerosis, cardiac, and blood vessel diseases. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of kombucha extract on the rate of ...

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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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