FMT stands for Fecal Microbiota Transplant and is a treatment in which the microbiota of a healthy person is transplanted into the colon of a person with a compromised microbiota through a stool transplant. You can read all about it here.
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Kombucha is a fermented beverage made out of tea and sugar. Sounds like some pretty unhealthy ingredients but the end result is actually brimming with health benefits.
The tea and sugar are fermented with the help of a so called SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast). SCOBYs look like some kind of giant mushroom and are therefore also referred to as kombucha mushroom. The bacteria and yeasts in the scoby eat the sugar and tea which creates a sour tasting and carbonated drink that reminds me of cider (mmm)!
This easy to make DIY facial toner mist for oily skin uses apple cider vinegar (ACV) as its main ingredient. ACV is a true multi-tasker. Not only is it a great remedy for different symptoms when ingested but it also works really well in various homemade beauty products.
FMT stands for Fecal Microbiota Transplant, which is ‘the process of restoring the bacteria commonly found in a healthy human gut’ (according to the Taymount clinic).
Or, to put it in plain English: implanting a healthy person’s stool (+ microbiome) into a sick person’s gut.