Inherited from my grandmother got me a tea or jellyfish Kombucha. First we drank it instead of soda, but once I found out that he is not only good for health, but also is an excellent cosmetic.
The scientific name of Kombucha -
. They called him because of the resemblance to a jellyfish. The top of his smooth, sleek, and the bottom slightly shaggy.
It consists of a mushroom gray-brown plate and a breeding colony of lactic acid and other microorganisms. It can reach a large thickness.
fungus called for what he eats a weak brew tea with sugar.
The origin of the fungus is shrouded in mystery. Nobody knows exactly where it came from. Someone claims that he was taken to Ceylon, someone considers his home to China, while others believe that the fungus came from India.
In Russia, the fungus appeared in the XIX century with the participants of the Russian-Japanese war. It is said that he is from Russia and then spread throughout Europe.
Tea jellyfish unpretentious. Acetic acid bacteria and yeast Kombucha is fermented at room temperature for the sugar to form a refreshing, slightly carbonated drink sour-sweet taste.
The infusion tea fungus comprising: vitamin C, enzymes, malic acid, citric acid, lactic acid, caffeine, alkaloids.
Modern science confirms its medicinal properties. Kombucha improves metabolism, kills putrefaction bacteria, stimulates the secretion of digestive enzymes to help break down entering the body fats and carbohydrates, lowers blood pressure, removes toxins, excess fluid and cholesterol, it is good for the liver and gallbladder.
Kombucha is useful to those who are concerned about the harmony of the figure, as the sensation of hunger and reduces the desire to eat something sweet.
1 cup of tea fungus, drunk on an empty stomach, a beneficial effect on the nervous system.
Kombucha drink is recommended in dysentery.
During epidemics, not to get the flu should drink 1 cup mushroom 3 times a day.
Kombucha improves the complexion, skin, hair and nails.
Externally applied bandages soaked in Kombucha for burns, frostbite, purulent wounds, with joint pain rheumatism and gout.
With flu and sore throat warmed Kombucha rinse the throat every hour.
Mushrooms are not recommended to get involved people with acidity of stomach ulcer and having.
In cosmetics, Kombucha is used as a detergent, they washed the body and hair, rinse after washing the skin with soap monthly infusion of tea fungus and more exposure.
Kombucha is well relieves itching.
Kombucha infusion wipe the face, neck and décolleté rejuvenation.
To get rid of dandruff Kombucha rubbed into the scalp.
Purifying Mask of Kombucha
2 tbsp. spoons of white clay diluted into ½ infusion of tea fungus, add ½ teaspoon lemon juice, stir, put on the face for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with water at room temperature.
The mask for dry skin
Beat 1 egg yolk and add ¼ cup of tea fungus, once again shake up, apply on face for 15 minutes.
Rinse with lukewarm water, then wash cold.
2 tbsp. spoon crushed into mashed banana mixed with 2 tbsp. spoons of tea fungus. Apply on face for 20 minutes. Rinse with water at room temperature.
2 tbsp. Kombucha spoon mix with 1 tbsp. spoon of aloe juice and 1 teaspoon of honey. Apply on the face with a brush in several layers or cheesecloth, folded in 2-3 layers, soak the liquid and apply on face. Rinse with lukewarm water after 16 minutes. Wash cold.
To rejuvenate and soften the skin infusion of tea fungus is added while taking a bath.
To get rid of sweating of the feet and unpleasant odors from the infusion of tea fungus do foot bath. The course of 10-15 baths every day or 1 day.