Brottrunk®: the probiotic fermentation drink


For centuries, fermented drinks made from bread have been known in Russia, and they are becoming more popular here as well. The probiotic fermentation drink Brottrunk® has health-promoting properties and can, for example, help with constipation, bowel problems or colds. Read here what's in Brottrunk® and how healthy he really is.

What is bread drink®?

Brottrunk® is made from the ingredients water and wholegrain bread (natural sourdough from organically grown grain). In the case of lactic acid bacteria (lactobacilli), fermentation produces lactic acid, which causes a lowering of the pH value and is thus responsible for the typical acidic taste of the drink.

Even if fermented drinks made of bread exist in many forms, so is Brottrunk® but a protected brand and is always made according to a recipe developed by master baker Wilhelm Kanne. The drink can be bought in health food stores, drugstores or health food stores.

Probiotics in bread drink®

Brottrunk® is one of the probiotic foods. These contain special microorganisms called probiotics. Probiotics are able to reach the intestine alive. For this they must be sufficiently stomach and bile acid tolerant and resistant to digestive enzymes.

For example, strains of the genera Lactobacillus (lactic acid bacteria) and bifidobacteria are used as probiotics. The probiotic drink bread drink® contains, among others, the lactic acid bacterium Lactobacillus reuteri.

Effect on cholesterol levels

The bread press® Different health effects are attributed. For example, it should help reduce cholesterol.

In a study with mice, the lactic acid bacteria caused a Lowering cholesterol levels or prevented its increase. Unlike most lactic acid bacteria, the cholesterol-lowering effect persisted after the probiotic diet was discontinued. The Lactobacillus reuteri thus has a lasting effect on the cholesterol level [1].

This is how bread drink works® on the health

The in the bread drink® Lactic acid may also contain the Strengthen defenses. In addition, it stimulates the bowel movements and acts like this digestive, for diarrhea or constipation.

In addition, the fermentation beverage may possibly be the Treatment of chronic diseases such as eczema or psoriasis support, as reported, inter alia, the Federal Association of Neurodermatitis Ill. Furthermore, should a bread drink®Cure for hay fever [2] and asthma as well as speed up the healing of acne.

Also with the external application, For example, to combat athlete's foot, sufferers have already had good experiences.

Suitable for losing weight?

Brottrunk® has with 6 kilocalories per 100 milliliters a very low energy content. In addition to its health-promoting properties, it is also suitable as a low-calorie thirst quencher, if you want to lose weight and looking for a change from drinking mineral water or tea.

Due to the digestive effect of lactic acid and its positive effect on the intestinal flora becomes bread drink® also used during fasting and detoxification as well as for colon cleansing. The trunk is even used to detoxify the liver.

Ingredients of bread drink®

Brottrunk® Besides the probiotic lactic acid bacteria, enzymes and yeasts, it also has some other valuable ingredients, for example:

  • Minerals such as zinc, iron, magnesium and manganese
  • Vitamins such as vitamins B1, B2 and B12
  • Amino acids such as proline and leucine

However, all the nutrients are not contained in excessive amounts, so the drink makes no special contribution to the supply of minerals and vitamins.

Application: What should be considered?

Supporters of the drink recommend bread drink® Drink daily, so that the intestine is continuously supplied with the lactic acid bacteria. The manufacturer advises to drink a small glass (0.1 to 0.2 liters) with meals.

The taste of the drink is often compared with sauerkraut juice. If you do not like the sour taste, you can dilute the drink with water or apple juice. It is also advisable to drink bread® always refrigerated to drink and store - in the refrigerator, the beverage is about eight days after opening open.

Despite the sour taste becomes bread drink® by the way basic in the body. Its pH is about 3.0.

Origin of the bread drink®

The tradition of fermenting bread with water comes from Russia. This so-called Kwas However, it is strongly alcoholic and translates into something like "sour potion".

The bread drink sold in Germany since 1981® however, lactic acid is produced without alcohol. He is not only alcohol free but vegan as well.


[1] Taranto, M.P. et al. (2000): Effect of Lactobacillus reuteri on the Prevention of Hypercholesterolemia in Mice

[2] Gaisbauer, M. et al (2006): Immunomodulation with Kanne Brottrunk® for the prevention of pollinosis: A one-year observational study with follow-up




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