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Studies on toxicity, anti-stress and hepato-protective properties of Kombucha tea

Studies on toxicity, anti-stress and hepato-protective properties of Kombucha tea

Biomedical and Environmental Sciences 14(3): 207-213

The objective of the study was to evaluate toxicity, anti-stress activity and hepato-protective properties of Kombucha tea (K-tea), consists of a symbiotic colony of yeast and bacteria resembling a jelly fish. Yeast belonging to Brettanomyces, Zygosaccharomyces and Saccharomyces have been identified in colonies of K-tea. K-tea was fed orally for 15 days using three different doses, i.e. normal dose (1.6 ml/kg body weight), five and ten times the dose.

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