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Ingredients of Kombucha briefly explained - What's in it?

Countless healthy nutrients can be produced in the kombucha during fermentation

So that you know which ones Acids, vitamins and enzymes what it is and what it can do, we have taken a closer look at kombucha in this article.

Healthy acids

amino acids

In addition to water, the human body largely consists of amino acids, the smallest building blocks of proteins. These are very important for the formation of new vital proteins and also play in the transmission of excitation between nerve cells, as well as in the Metabolism a major role.

Succinic acid

The so-called succinic acid is often used as a supplementary substance that has a positive effect on the human organism. It serves as a Antioxidant , is said to promote the recovery of the nervous system and slow down the aging of human cells. It also breaks down acetaldehyde, a toxic by-product of alcohol metabolism and can relieve unpleasant hangover symptoms.

Butyric acid

This acid is produced by the breakdown of glucose and various strains of bacteria contained in kombucha, which can also be found in the human colon, among other things. It leads to the fact that healthy intestinal cells can form and Inflammation is inhibited be able.

acetic acid

The acetic acid produced during fermentation of the kombucha ensures that microbes (microorganisms) foreign to the kombucha are almost impossible to contaminate the tea. It has a strong antibacterial effect. It can also lower blood sugar levels because it helps break down sugar and starch.

Gluconic acid

When glucose is broken down, gluconic acid is produced as a by-product by the Gluconobacter bacterium. This bacterium is present in our intestines as well as in the kombucha.

Glucaric acid

Glucaric acid occurs naturally in legumes, fruits and vegetables. She can do that Accelerate detoxification of the body and rid the liver of carcinogens, excess hormones and other toxins.



Enzymes are proteins that are made up of amino acids and are found in the human body as Catalysts for chemical processes works. They aid digestion and help the body absorb various nutrients from carbohydrates, plant fibers, fats and proteins.


Catechins and other polyphenols

These antioxidants are particularly concentrated in the leaves of plants help the body prevent oxidation . You can also help reduce body fat .



B vitamins

The group of B vitamins is huge and affects many different body systems. They are all soluble in water and are therefore difficult to overdose. In explored kombucha samples, the following came up B vitamins before:

Vitamin B1

also called thiamine. The body needs it to metabolize and take nutrients from our food energy to convert. Vitamin B1 also supports different Nerve functions .

Vitamin B2

Also called riboflavin, it is used successfully in the treatment of anemia and migraines, among other things. In addition, vitamin B2 is important for that Breakdown of fats, proteins and carbohydrates .

Vitamin B3

Also called niacin, it can significantly reduce risk factors for a heart attack. It also helps with the Regulation of hormones .

Vitamin B5

also called pantothenic acid, helps both good and bad Regulate cholesterol . It is said to have a preventive effect in the case of heart problems.

Vitamin B12

also called cobalamin, maintains cells in the blood and nervous system. This vitamin can above all against exhaustion and anemia works.

vitamin C

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) cannot be produced naturally in the human body. It's for that Production of collagen and the development of connective tissue responsible. It also turns off aggressive free radicals that can negatively affect the body. It also supports the formation of certain messenger substances and hormones promotes the absorption of iron in the intestine .


Live lactic acid bacteria

The accumulation of living microorganisms can have a particularly health-promoting effect on the human organism. The intestines in particular can benefit from living lactic acid bacteria. They actively support the maintenance and development of the intestinal flora and at the same time strengthen the immune system.

KOMBUCHERY Blog Autor Merle 

Thank you for reading!
You can find more of my articles from A, such as non-alcoholic kombucha cocktails to Z, such as lemon- Ginger kombucha, on oursKOMBUCHERY blog. Let's learn more about kombucha together!
Merle from Kombuchery

Hinweis: Dieser Artikel ist ausschließlich für Informationszwecke bestimmt und nicht als professionelle Analyse, Beratung oder medizinische Auskunft zu verstehen, sondern enthält die persönliche Meinung des Autors, basierend auf recherchierter Fachliteratur und eigener Erfahrung zum Thema.

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