Kombucha is a popular high-acid, low-alcoholic beverage composed of fermented tea and sugar. Kombucha lovers tout its use as a remedy for everything, calling it a miracle elixir. It has grown from a regional beverage to a global market. Are its health claims factual, or is it just another trendy “bubbly” beverage?
Kombucha, a fermented tea product, has theoretically been around for a couple of thousand years. But so far, no one has collected data on its benefits! We doubt that there really are any — though marketers say it will prevent, treat or cure everything from cancer to allergies.