My SCOBY Has Been In Transit For 2 – 3 Days – Is It Safe?

We often get asked whether a SCOBY is safe and effective after being in transit from ourselves to your door. YES, it will be absolutely fine as the SCOBY is dormant in transit. We vacuum heat seal the SCOBY prior to transit, and being a living organism that causes fermentation it requires oxygen for that […]

Can you drink Kombucha with SIBO

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a form of dysbiosis, caused by an imbalance of the trillions of bacteria in our gut. We examine how this happens and how it affects your health. Because Kombucha is supposedly incredibly rich in prebiotics (which in some countries they’d have you believe feed bacteria, sometimes the bad alongside […]

Is OMBucha® Kombucha alcoholic

OMBucha Kombucha may contain trace amounts of alcohol, however, is not considered alcoholic. As with all fermented foods, a small amount of naturally occurring alcohol is typically present in kombucha. The alcohol is a by-product of the fermentation process. The yeast consumes the sugar and converts it to alcohol.  The bacteria converts much of the […]

Is OMBucha® Kombucha inebriating

Kombucha is not intoxicating. The trace amounts of alcohol are not present in sufficient quantity to induce a noticeable change in mood, physical or mental abilities as when drunk on alcohol. Some may experience a brief sense of euphoria created as the body’s response to uptaking nutrition. Some people who lack an enzyme called DAO […]

Is OMBucha® Kombucha safe for alcoholics to drink

Every alcoholic has to make their own decision about what to consume. Many former alcoholics have stated they drink kombucha without issue. Others choose to abstain completely. Kombucha is a food and as such, each individual must decide for themselves if they wish to include it in their diet or not. We made a decision […]

Is OMBucha® Kombucha a beer or lager

No, beer, ale, port, stout, and other similar fermented beverages (including saké and similar products) of any name or description containing one-half of one percent or more of alcohol by volume, brewed or produced from malt, wholly or in part, or from any substitute for malt. OMBucha Kombucha is a naturally fermented tea. You can […]

What does the research say about Kombucha

Kombucha has been researched for the last 150 years in labs all over the world from China, India, Serbia, Russia, Germany,Tunisia, Egypt, Iran, Korea and beyond. Now, we’re not suggesting any of these claims can be made in the UK, and we’d be mad to suggest that these wild theories have any impact in any […]

Why ferment tea

Kombucha is made through a symbiotic relationship. The SCOBY itself is a symbiotic culture, as mentioned above, in which bacteria and yeasts co-exist in harmony. Because that SCOBY is a living entity, it needs food and a proper environment to thrive. A kombucha SCOBY’s food source is sweetened black tea. When you place a SCOBY […]