Kombucha tea

Posted on | February 17, 2009 | 3 Comments

I’ve been reading on the internet, that if I buy a bottle of raw kombucha tea, I can grow my own “scoby” (Symbiotic Colony Of Bacteria and Yeast). So, I bought a bottle of kombucha tea:


It is currently sitting in a quart mason jar, capped with the ring & 2 coffee filters (to let air in, but not dust & other contaminating particles), in a dark cupboard for the next couple of weeks or so.

Here’s to hoping.

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3 Responses to “Kombucha tea”

  1. Tatersmama
    February 17th, 2009 @ 1:04 pm

    Okay, I’ll bite.
    What does it DO for you?
    And how does it taste?
    (good to see you back, girl!)

  2. Michaela Dunn Leeper
    February 17th, 2009 @ 1:42 pm

    It's a probiotic drink, so it's like yoghurt on crack as far as the good healthy stuff. I've read it helps with things from weight loss & PMS'ing & healing the gut to loads of other stuff.

    As for taste, I've read it can taste like fizzy apple cider, to fizzy apple cider vinegar. I don't know the answers to any of your questions yet though, because I just started & cannot speak from experience, LOLOLOL.

    Google kombucha tea. You'll find loads of info on it. For less than $4, if it does none of the above, I've lost very little.

  3. Kelle
    February 17th, 2009 @ 9:01 pm

    Michaela,
    Just found your blog and I’d like to follow it but can’t find the link.

    BTW I’m in South Central MT. I just started a blog, so distant relatives can keep up to date on what’s happening in our lives.

    Blessings,
    Kelle

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