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jaundice), nausea, vomiting, head and neck pain, and possibly death.
Kombucha tea can be contaminated with disease-causing fungus (Aspergillus) and bacteria (anthrax). Kombucha tea is particularly unsafe in people with weakened immune systems, such as people with HIV/AIDS, who are more susceptible to infections. Also, lead poisoning has been reported from kombucha tea that was prepared in a lead-glazed ceramic pot.
Do not use kombucha tea if:
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