I transferred the jar where I'm growing my scoby to the pilot light on top of my stove and it seems to be doing better allready, but I noticed some of the scoby was submerged so I (stupidly) went in with a plastic knife and tried to bring it above... (more)
It's fine. You didn't hurt it.
I wanted to start brewing my own kombucha, so I mixed my own sweetened with storebought kombucha in a glass jar which I covered with a piece of cloth, as per standard percedure, and the scoby is growing at half the speed of smell. I put it in... (more)
I have 4 different probiotics and provide hundreds of good bacteria for a strong immune system. You can grow at home for a lifetime with just a little care. I have water kefir grains, milk kefirgrains, kombucha scoby and jun scobies. My website... (more)
Has anyone come across data on the make-up of the actual kombucha scoby? I know people have come up with interesting ways to eat them. But what are you actually eating?
If it was dried and crushed, I'd wager it'd have a somewhat similar profile to nutritional yeast by weight. Possible less selenium and protein, but likely about the same.
Well, a few months ago, I tried brewing some kombucha, but haven't touched it for several months. Basically, I started with a sweetened black and green tea mixture as has been suggested here by many. I added a bottle of GT's kombucha with a... (more)
This Morning I discovered some greyish thing growing on my scoby. Is it mold or is it growing another scoby? It doesn't look mouldy but its definitely slimy. This is the second batch i've made so I don't know much about Kombucha but I don't want... (more)
I've been meaning to make kombucha for a while now. I found a person a little over an hour away who has SCOBYs he will give me, but I never seem to make it up there to get them. I have looked online and I can't seem to find a good guide to... (more)
I've heard mixed things about this, but is (homemade) kombucha good to drink on such a diet? Or is this one of those things where it depends on the person? To help me decide if I should give it a try I tried looking up what kinds of species are... (more)
I personally would not think that drinking kombucha while trying to eliminate candida makes sense as there is definitely left over sugar that is not consumed by the yeast which could effectively feed the candida in your body. This is completely... (more)
Just finished making my Kombucha and tasted some before bottling it and putting it in the fridge to add some fizz. It tastes very strong and I don't think I can drink something this strong. Should I: Add some water before storing it in the... (more)