Have you heard of water kefir? It is a carbonated probiotic drink with a citrus aroma that has many interesting medicinal properties that will help you feel good inside and out, to the point that even if you have lactose intolerance, you can benefit from it as it is fermented. in water and not in milk.
You probably think that it is very difficult to do, but nothing is further from the truth. Next we will explain step by step how to prepare your water kefir .
- 1 How to make water kefir?
- 1.1 Step by step
- 2 Properties of water kefir
How to make water kefir?
To make your own kefir, the first thing you need to get are the kefir nodules. These nodules are sold in herbal shops and also in online stores . Once you have it, you will need:
- A glass jar with an airtight seal
- 1 liter of fresh or mineral water
- 3 tablespoons of brown sugar, panela or fructose
- 1/2 lemon
- Juice of 1/2 lemon
- 60 grams of kefir nodules
- 2 or 3 units of nuts
Step by Step
Now that all the ingredients are on the table, you just have to put them in the glass jar, close it and shake it well so that it is well mixed . It is important not to fill it completely so that the gas can escape when the bottle is opened.
Finally, let it ferment for 2 or 3 days . After that time, it is strained with a plastic strainer (do not use an aluminum one as it could catch the flavor of it) and it will be ready to consume.
The kefir nodules must be cleaned with mineral water and kept in the refrigerator to prepare kefir whenever you want.
Properties of water kefir
This incredible drink is one of the most recommended to maintain good health. It is diuretic, purifying, digestive, helps regulate blood sugar levels, eliminates toxins from the body, strengthens the immune system, is an antioxidant, regenerates the intestinal flora, and is very effective in times of convalescence . Interesting, right?