Kombucha has long been known for its healing properties. Its infusion is able to relieve cramps, have anti-inflammatory and, at the same time, analgesic effect. Its regular use helps normalize blood pressure. This is not a complete list of positive properties. The question naturally arises of how to grow this mushroom, and how to care for it?
Kombucha: useful properties
- Infusion of tea fungus regulates digestion, traditional medicine advises to drink this drink for colitis, gastritis and chronic constipation.
- Due to its antiseptic properties, Kombucha is able to relieve inflammation of the nasal cavity and nasopharynx. For these reasons, doctors recommend gargling for sore throat, pharyngitis with Kombucha extract. Peroxidized infusion is widely used in dentistry for rinsing the mouth with bleeding gums.
- Knobs of fungus are used in the treatment of burns, abrasions and shallow cuts. Teenagers, with acne, you can use peroxide mushroom as a cosmetic.
- Kombucha can be used in cooking, instead of vinegar. To do this, it is necessary to boil the standing infusion over low heat with the lid closed for at least 15 - 20 minutes. With proper storage in the refrigerator, this vinegar will not lose its properties for several months.
How to grow kombucha from scratch?
Contrary to popular belief, in order to grow Kombucha does not need "his seedlings", it is quite possible to grow from scratch. Its cultivation is not difficult, although it requires a certain amount of time.
Initially, you need to brew a strong brew with the addition of sugar, and then pour it into a closed dish, preferably glass or enameled. The container with the future Kombucha should be kept warm for 3 days.
After that, a thin whitish film should appear on the surface of the solution - this will indicate that the process is going well.
Tea leaves should live independently about 1.5 months. Only after the Kombucha gets recognizable shape and shape, you can think about his transplanting, already on an ongoing basis. Most often use three liter jar. Before you replace the fungus, it is recommended to dip it in apple cider vinegar.
For the proper cultivation of Kombucha and care it is necessary to make efforts and care. In this case, you will always have on hand a great healing drink. You can grow a mushroom yourself, but this will require a lot of time and patience.