No, the capsules are not good, the same as Kombucha tea bags, or any pasteurized thing like "Wonder tea"
Only the GT's raw, organic Kombucha will do and perhaps the Russian variant "Kvass". The capsules have bacteria in them, but no organic acids.
Historically, in the fiftees, the FDA tried to ban it claiming it is a drug, buit it isn't, it is a food and not taxed.
Most doctors do not like it as it cuts into their drug kickbacks, same is true for medical associations, they are in bed with the