Kombucha is a must-have in the summertime! When the body is exposed to excessive heat, the liver can become stressed and kombucha can help! Drinking kombucha can keep you cool and hydrated in the summertime. It can also help your liver which is one of the organs most vulnerable to excessive heat. Just like a plant can wilt in the heat, our bodies can suffer as well. Kombucha has special compounds that help the liver do its job in detoxifying you and keeping the liver running smoothly.
Keep the heat and inflammation out of your joints. Kombucha is packed with glucosamine which helps prevent joint damage by supporting the preservation of collagen. It does this by increasing hyaluronic acid which is important for the lubrication of your joints. When joints are better able to move, the collagen isn’t worn down as much. Kombucha is a very healing drink for many different parts of the body.
Here are my best and most helpful tips for making kombucha in the summer when temperatures rise, not only outside but inside your home as well. If your house gets above 80 degrees, these tips can be a lifesaver!
7 Tips for Summer Kombucha
(If you’re using a jar with a spigot, just use the spigot for your taste test.)
These are five ways SCOBYs are beneficial:
- Contain no calories
- Absorb water, making it easier to pass stools
- Aid in waste removal, including metabolic waste normally excreted in bile
- Lower cholesterol levels by absorbing excess cholesterol from the bloodstream
- Slow the absorption of sugar and help normalize blood sugar levels