Günther W. Frank (1995) Kombucha, Healthy beverage and natural remedy from the Far East. 9th edn., Austria:
ISBN: 3 85068 337 0
What is Kombucha?
Kombucha is a lightly fermented tea, an ancient homemade remedy from East Asia. It consists of a jelly-like substance, which develops from a sort of a symbiosis of fermenting yeasts and acetic bacteria in a sugared black/green tea.
The basic ingredients are tea, sugar and the Kombucha culture.
If the right conditions are given, the Kombucha culture transforms the sugared tea into slightly sparkling beverage that can offer wide range of therapeutic effects.
Kombucha has proved itself to be a quite remarkable therapeutic drink and helps millions of people with its excellent detoxifying and immune-enhancing qualities.