Is a pro-biotic dairy product, which was known to the Caucasus in ancient times. The grains were received directly from Prophet Muhammad, along with a commandment to keep the secret. It is considered as an elixir of youth, life and longevity.
Health benefits of kefir
The delicious, sour and refreshing drink is good for the health, cures and helps in treating many diseases and discomforts. Kefir is the strongest natural remedy against any allergy and is the strongest natural antibiotic without side effects.
Kefir treats liver disease, gallbladder, kidney stones, irritable bowel syndrome, gastritis, pancreatic, ulcers, colon cancer, candida, hypertension, psoriasis, eczema, inflammatory diseases, heart disease, lung infections, acne, parodontosis, diarrhea, constipation, sleeping disorders, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, yeast infection, arthritis, colitis, gout, rheumatism, stomach disorders, stomach cramps, chronic intestine infections, liver infections, asthma, bronchitis, sclerosis, anemia, hepatitis, and leaky gut syndrome.
With Kefir you cannot add pounds. It has 63 calories in 100 grams with 3.5 grams of fat (which is the same as in yogurt) and has a strong capacity to regulate the digestive system. It is used by people who have upset digestive system, but also is used by those who have problems with thebones, because the bacteria that can be found in the kefir, can help in their strengthening.
Also, there is a so-called water kefir, known as Japanese crystal. It is a kind of kefir fungus. Has similar properties as kombucha, but is much simpler to maintain (something like milk kefir). It helps to normalize the blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels, increases immunity and reduces the risk of cancer.
Regular consumption of kefir…– Strengthens the immunity
– Cleans the body of toxins
– Normal blood pressure
– Lowers the cholesterol
– Helps with diseases of the stomach.
– Relieves intestinal diseases
– Helps in diseases of liver, kidney and gall
– inflammatory processes (natural antibiotic)
– Helps with anemia and poor circulation
– Treats respiratory diseases
– Stress, insomnia and nervous system
– Acts against fungi and bacteria
– Slows down the spread of cancer cells
– Helps with asthma and allergies
Also it contains many pro-biotics or so-called good bacteria`s that are essential for the digestive tract such as: Lactobacillus caucasus, Leuconostoc, Streptococcus, Acetobacter.
Preparation of kefir
The method of preparation is very simple. It only needs milk and grains of kefir. Use ONLY a plastic spoon for preparation of kefir, other wise the medicinal effect of the drink can be lost.
It takes two tablespoons of grains for any milk, cow, sheep and goat, for half a liter of kefir. The milk should be placed in a glass container and along with the grains, covered with lid and left at room temperature for 24 hours. Within 24 hours the liquid will thicken.
Kefir mushroom should be washed with lukewarm milk and to be left in the refrigerator day or two in milk.
Grains of kefir will multiply very quickly and that will allow obtaining large quantities of the drink.
The amount of milk for preparation of kefir increases in proportion with the amount of grains.
Kefir is consumed in order to maintain health and vitality.
Start with 1 dcl and gradually increase the amount. For therapeutic purposes it should be consumed 1 liter of kefir a day.