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The Many Astonishing Uses of Kombucha

While I was already familiar with the basics of Kombucha brewing, the book "Kombucha the Miracle Fungus" by Harald W. Tietze opened a whole new world of possibilities to me. Apart from enjoying it as a tasty and nutritious beverage there are many other uses to which the liquid as well as the 'fungus' can be applied. My first blog posts will be kind of a book review, because it was this book which set me on my journey of discovery into the wonderland of Kombucha. Technically Kombucha is not really a fungus but rather a lichen, a symbiosis between acid producing bacteria and tropical split yeasts. Together the beneficial yeasts and bacteria form a so called 'mother', a gelatin...

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