JAPANESE MATCHA AND ITS BENEFITS

Who doesn’t love matcha? Matcha gained its popularity in Japan but it actually originates in China. Japan has the most famous matcha brands sold and is the most trusted one when it comes to quality.

DID YOU KNOW?

TWO WAYS OF PREPARATION

USUCHA is the method to be chosen for home brewing

KOICHA is the style used during Japanese tea ceremony. Both use the same tea ware, but different whisks.

 When Matcha is made from older tea leaves, its sweeter.

The quality is most easily determined by its color. Anything yellowish or coarse is not likely to taste very good.  Higher grades of tea are generally sweeter in taste.

Matcha is made by grinding tencha leaves into powder. The leaves are strictly shade grown prior to harvesting. The leaves are then dried and the veins and stems are then removed before producing the fine powder.

Matcha is an antioxidant powerhouse because when drinking it you are consuming the entire tea leaves, therefore getting the most from the tea and health benefits it offers.

Matcha even contains more antioxidants than blueberries, orange juice, and spinach.

 

BENEFITS OF JAPANESE MATCHA

IT IS AN EXCELLENT SOURCE OF ANTI OXIDANTS

30% to 40% of the healthy nutrients are extracted into water by brewing tea leaves three times.

INCREASING ALERTNESS AND PERFORMANCE

Matcha contains much Theanine, Catechin, and Caffeine, improving concentration which may benefit mental and physical performance.

PROTECT YOUR HEART

Studies shoes that drinking matcha tea or green tea helps lower your cholesterol and helps to decrease the risk of heart disease.

 

AID IN WEIGHT LOSS

Helps you with your metabolism and fat burning.

 

GREAT SOURCE OF VITAMINS & MINERALS

 VITAMIN P (FLAVONOIDS)

VITAMIN C

VITAMIN F (FLUORINE)

VITAMIN B2 (RIBOFLAVIN)

VITAMIN B3 (NIACIN)

VITAMIN A (CAROTENE)

VITAMIN B1 (THIAMINE)

 

ORAL HEALTH FRIENDLY

Coffee is very acidic, which means bacteria reproduce faster while Matcha keeps your teeth strong and healthy. If you drink your matcha green it will help prevent the formation of cavities by preventing plaque build-up and inhibiting bacteria.

 

GREAT FOR DETOX

MATCHA CONTAINS Chlorophyll IN THEIR LEAVES THAT has powerful detoxifying properties including the ability to naturally eliminate chemicals and heavy metals from the body.

 HAVE YOU TRIED MATCHA?

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