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Is it permissible to drink Kombucha?

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Answered by:  Maulana Moinul Abu Hamza​

Question:

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

Did anyone read about kombucha?  Is it jaiz to consume?

Answer:


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم


In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuh

Kombucha is a drink made of yeast, sugar, and fermented tea. There is a small amount of alcohol that occurs as a bi-product due to the fermentation process. This is negligent and not considered enough to constitute an intoxicant (1)

(1) Raddul Muhtar Page 639 Arabic

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Answered By Maulana Moinul Abu Hamza

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