The living health drink



About the mighty bucha

The Mighty Bucha is a refreshing, living drink fermented in the heart of Southsea. It's the creation of Wendy Budd: a medical herbalist who has been brewing and perfecting the drink for over twenty years.



You can buy the Mighty Bucha at Budd's Herbal Apothecary, Hunter Gatherer, Southsea Coffee Co., Wild Thyme and more!


Our Drinks


Green Coffee and
Green Tea

A powerful drink enfused with green coffee beans. This Kombuhca is a living energy drink, brewed using a speciality coffee bean that was grown on the slopes of the Tecapa volcano in El Salvador.
This fermented drink has been created to energise your body and mind: probiotic bacteria helps your gut health [1] [2] and green coffee stimulates your metabolism [3] [4].
The beans used are Red Bourbon: a coffee that was chosen for its fruity taste, excellent quality and for the reputation of its grower: Gilberto Baraona, who has won the Cup of Exellence award fifteen times and is known to pay his workers well above the minimum wage [5].


Water, Organic sugar, Kombucha culture, Green coffee beans (Red Bourbon) (1.5%), Organic sencha tea (0.1%)


Typical value per 100ml

Energy (kcal/kj) 12/51
Fat (g) more than 0.5
- of which Saturates (g) more than 0.1
Carbohydrates (g) 3
- of which Sugars (g) 2.6
Protein (g) 0.1
Salt (g) more than 0.025
Caffeine (mg) 34.9

Ginkgo, Ginseng and Sarsaparilla

A fruity, lightly sparkling drink. This Kombucha has been brewed with a blend of ingredients known for their medicinal properties and designed to help increase your vitality!
This raw, vegan health drink has been fermented with ginkgo, ginseng and sarsaparilla to help contribute towards gut health, mental well-being and focus.
Ginseng supports energetic alertness [6] [7] [8] and the body's natural defences [9] and Ginkgo helps the maintenenace of good cognitive function [10] [11] and contributes to normal blood circulation[12]


Water, Organic sugar, Kombucha culture, Organic sencha tea (0.1%), Ginseng (0.1%), Sarsaparilla (0.1%), Ginkgo (0.1%), Cinnamon.


Typical value per 100ml

Energy (kcal/kj) 19/82
Fat (g) more than 0.5
- of which Saturates (g) more than 0.1
Carbohydrates (g) 4.8
- of which Sugars (g) 4.7
Protein (g) 0.1
Salt (g) more than 0.025



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