Biochemical composition properties of Kombucha SCOBY: Mini Reviews

  • Sargol Mazraedoost Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
  • Nastaran Banaei Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
Keywords: Kombucha, SCOBY, Biochemical


Kombucha is a fermented tea drink prepared as a result of the symbiotic nature of bacterial cultures and yeast, the so-called SCOBY (Symbiotic Cultures of Bacteria and Yeast). Kombucha is characterized by a rich chemical content and stable properties. Kombucha is a beverage produced by the fermentation of sugared tea using a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts. Kombucha intake has been correlated with certain health benefits, such as: lowered cholesterol and blood pressure levels, decreased cancer spread, improved liver, immune system, and gastrointestinal functions.


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Author Biographies

Sargol Mazraedoost, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Biotechnology Research Center

Nastaran Banaei, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Biotechnology Research Center


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Mazraedoost S, Banaei N. Biochemical composition properties of Kombucha SCOBY: Mini Reviews. AANBT [Internet]. 20Dec.2020 [cited 24Apr.2024];1(4):99-04. Available from: