A fermented tea, kombucha is made by allowing a mixture of yeast, bacteria, sugar and tea to ferment. The resulting product provides health benefits beyond those of a cup of tea. The organic acids produced may help the digestive system  remove toxins from the liver and digestive tract. Simply put, Kombucha is an all-natural health beverage chockfull of probiotics and other healthy amino acids.  Probiotic literally means “for life”.  Probiotics re-establish the natural ecology of the intestinal flora. Probiotics are said to boost immunity.

Kombucha tea is thought to enable nutrient absorption, waste removal, and also immune system support.  B vitamins provide support for the body’s metabolic functions including overall energy, use of carbohydrates, heart health, as well as healthy hair, skin, and nails. Additional health benefits may be generated from herbs and spices added (which also provide flavor diversity). For example, added fresh ginger provides anti-inflammatory properties as well as being a digestive aid.

Watch our videos and learn how to brew organic Kombucha tea at home and save money!


  • 3 organic tea bags (black, green, or white are best; create your own blend by choosing 1 or 2 of each)

  • ½ cup organic cane sugar or fructose

  • 1 SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast)*

  • 1 cup of kombucha starter (kombucha from a previous batch, or raw, store-bought kombucha)

  • Unbleached coffee filter

  • 64 ounce unleaded glass jar

  • 64 oz distilled water

  • Nonmetallic glass measuring cup

  • Wooden spoon

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Teresa Meadows Health Coach

My health partner/USANA Health Sciences has allowed me the opportunity to personally help individuals on the journey to great health. I have continually chosen USANA as my Product Partner, not only to meet the critical nutritional needs for myself, but also for my family, and those that I have the unbelievable privilege to help on their journey to Optimal Health

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