Since time immemorial, this fermentative culture has been attributed the secret of longevity, not to mention the health benefits it offers.
Originally, it was made by fermenting camel milk, then mare, goat, and finally cow. Today it is consumed prepared with animal or vegetable milk or simply with water.
Its name comes from the Turkish language and means “blessing”.
It is native to the Caucasus and has been used since the time of the Sumerians, it was said that its regular consumers exceeded 100 years. Hence the legend that eating this fermentative culture lengthens life and maintains good health.
Some doctors and scientists recommend it and point out that kefir has a detoxifying, regenerating, and stimulating effect on natural defenses. It also has antiviral, anti-fungal, and antibiotic properties and stimulates the immune system.
Kefir serves as an antiseptic, perfect for treating acne, psoriasis, allergies, and the herpes virus. It also helps manage chronic intestinal infections, diseases of the respiratory system, liver, gallbladder, and kidneys. Kefir is super beneficial after taking antibiotics that damage the intestinal flora as it helps reconstruct it.