What is the OMBucha® Microbiome Test subscription?

If you choose this option, we will send you a new OMBucha® Microbiome Test kit every 3 months to your chosen address. As soon as the test kit is delivered, we charge the order price to the bank card used for the initial payment. It is a rolling subscription, so you will receive a test […]

When will I get my results?

Your results will be uploaded to your personal account about 4–8 weeks after your sample arrives at the laboratory.

Can I do the test if I am sick or taking medication?

You should only collect a stool sample in the absence of gastrointestinal symptoms. If you have been taking antibiotics or a long course of NSAIDs or have undergone surgery, wait at least 3 months before taking the OMBucha® Microbiome Test.

How do we know that bacteria affects our health?

We’re literally just scratching the surface of this fascinating topic. There exists more than 20,000 scientific articles that have been published relating to the gut microbiome and its relationship with various health conditions over the past decade. Every single month, world over, new research is released in this field. We used these publications to develop […]

What’s the difference between this test and laboratory analysis?

OMBucha® uses advanced technology to analyse the DNA of your gut bacteria. Unlike conventional laboratory analysis, the OMBucha® Microbiome Test not only qualitatively determines the composition of bacteria, it calculates the proportion of different types of bacteria in the microbiome. The 16S rRNA sequencing used for the OMBucha® test is more sensitive: it can detect bacteria that cannot be cultivated in Petri dishes (the method routinely […]

Why should I take a home microbiome test?

Why should I take a microbiome test? The OMBucha® home Microbiome Test analyses the types of bacteria present and their proportion in the overall microbiome. It provides information about the various functions of your gut bacteria, like the extent to which they protect you against certain diseases and inflammation, as well as what vitamins they […]