Among the different types of additives that one can put in their Komucha Mother, vinegar is reported to be helping the best in terms of it acting as a medicine.
The overcoming popularity of the Kombucha tea gave rise to people taking their side and believing in what it can do to boost health and invigorate the body. Still, there are other new blends to make the Kombucha culture, often called or referred to as Kombucha Mother. But whatever the case may be, this drink will boost your health and body whenever you would want to drink it. But, who would ever think that vinegar, in its general sourness can be also a good additive in making the Kombucha mother? Still, it is practiced, yielding forth good results. Here are must – haves and procedure to make the Kombucha Mother with Vinegar.
You’ll need the following ingredients: Live Kombucha, 1 and ½ cups of sugar, ¼ cup of vinegar, black or green tea bags, distilled water. You’ll also need the materials: glass jar, a non – metallic pot and cloth. After you have secured the following materials and ingredients, let the culture – making commence! However, before you do anything, make sure that you’ll be doing it in a clean and dry area, making bacteria growth and contamination impossible. Making sure that your hands are tidy is also a must.
- Brew the tea you have purchased into the pot. Preferably, there should be six to eight bags of tea present in the pot. Brew the tea on the recommended amount of time in brewing your ordinary tea. Making it that way will ensure you that the tea essence in your Kombucha mother will not be too strong or too bland at the same time, if in case the brewing is done in lesser time. After the brewing is done, let it cool in room temperature. Now you are done with the first step towards your Kombucha Mother.
- After you are finished brewing the tea in its specified time, the next step is to put in the other ingredients, pour in the one and a half cup of sugar, make sure that it is evenly dissolved into the mixture by mixing it well. Mix it thoroughly so it is evenly distribute the sugar into the whole mixture.
- Sanitize the bottle you’ll put the Kombucha Mother in with hot water. After doing it, give the bottle a good wipe to relieve it of moisture that may disrupt the processes that will happen the moment the tea is on the bottle. After the wiping, pour in the tea.
- After you have the tea into the bottle, put in a vial of the active Kombucha and ¼ cup of vinegar into the mixture. Close the bottle after the adding of the other ingredients. Use the cloth to cover the mixture. If in case you don’t have cloth, a piece of coffee filter or paper towels will also work. In approximately one week, open the Kombucha and you just looked into your Kombucha Mother with Vinegar. This will be the new base of your Kombucha Tea.
Now, you have your Kombucha Mother with Vinegar. Enjoy making you Kombucha Tea and enjoy the benefits of this health – boosting drink.