Where did Kombucha come from

Despite the recent popularity of Kombucha, it is actually an ancient drink with its origins traced back to the Qin Dynasty in China. Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China supposedly consumed Kombucha which was believed to be the elixir of immortality! These days, many people identify the SCOBY as a ‘mushroom’ based on its appearance as a large and flat sponge floating on top of the tea solution. 

Updated on May 26, 2021
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