2 generous spoons of Organic Grains (15 grams) + some kefir accelerator, only ever been grown in organic whole milk.
These Milk Kefir Grains, also known as Tibetan Mushroom have been cultured in Certified Organic Whole Milk in a meticulously clean environment and handled with care and respect.
Milk Kefir Grains are a Live Active Culture containing a symbiotic community of natural Probiotic Bacteria and Yeasts.
Kefir supplies Complete Protein; essential Minerals and Amino Acids; valuable B Vitamins and boasts natural Antibiotic properties. Kefir is enzyme-rich and filled with friendly good bacteria which help to balance and restore your gastrointestinal system (particularly beneficial after antibiotic treatment which can kill both bad and good bacteria).
According to registered dietitian Kerri Napoleon, in an article for Cenegenics Jacksonville Medical Institute, kefir is a natural probiotic that contains 7 to 10 billion colony forming units of good bacteria. The strains of bacteria present in kefir are more potent than probiotics in yogurt or supplements and actually recolonise the good bacteria in your gastrointestinal system, improving digestion.
Called “Grains” due to their grain-like appearance which multiply to form cauliflower type florets; Milk Kefir Grains transform ordinary milk into a delicious, fermented Probiotic Drink known as Kefir, which is the most potent source of Probiotics (good bacteria) you can find ! Adding Milk Kefir Grains to fresh milk yields a Probiotic Drink within 1-2 days.
Tryptophan, one of the essential amino acids abundant in Kefir, is well known for its relaxing effect on the nervous system. Because Kefir also offers an abundance of calcium and magnesium, which are also important minerals for a healthy nervous system, Kefir in the diet can have a particularly profound calming effect on the nerves. Kefir’s ample supply of Phosphorus, the second most abundant mineral in our bodies, helps utilise carbohydrates, fats, and proteins for cell growth, maintenance and energy.
Kefir is rich in vitamins A, B1, B12, and B2 (riboflavin), D and K. Vitamin A is good for the formation and maintenance of healthy skin and hair. Riboflavin neutralises harmful free radicals and also helps the body burn fuel, among other things. Vitamin D aids in calcium absorption and is also essential for bone health, while Vitamin K helps blood to clot and may also be crucial in bone formation.
It is an excellent source of biotin, a B vitamin that aids the body's assimilation of other B Vitamins, such as folic acid, pantothenic acid, and B12. The numerous benefits of maintaining adequate B vitamin intake range from regulation of the kidneys, liver and nervous system to helping relieve skin disorders, boost energy and promote longevity.
Summary of Kefir Health Benefits:
Kefir health benefits include curing or controlling acne, sleep disorders, depression, asthma, bronchitis, hypertension, diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome, allergies, colitis, diarrhoea, etc.?
Kefir significantly reduces sugar cravings.
Kefir has antioxidants and anti-aging properties. It can neutralise the free radicals, which damage the body cells and tissues by oxidising them. By reducing the impact of free radical damage, Kefir can slow down the ageing process.
Kefir can provide us the beneficial microorganisms that can improve digestion, to alleviate some common digestive problems like gas, bloating, indigestion, etc. It can ensure regular bowel movement to cure constipation. The enzymes found in it can be especially beneficial for the people with lactose intolerance.
Kefir has antibiotic and anti-fungal properties. It can prove helpful in conditions like, candidiasis (yeast infection).
Kefir can cleanse the colon and address any kind of intestinal problem. It can provide relief in inflammatory bowel disease (IBS).
Kefir has a stimulating effect on the immune system and hence, can improve its disease fighting capacity.
Kefir has a yoghurt-like consistency and can be consumed just as it is; used as a base for your daily Smoothie or poured over Muesli. Consistency and flavour of Kefir can be varied according to fermentation time; longer fermentation produces creamier and tangier results. Straining Kefir through fine cloth makes a simple and delicious Cream Cheese which can be flavoured with fresh herbs (or spices) to taste.
Instructions will be included in the package.