There is no secret that green tea is wonderful for your health, but this particular strain originating in Japan is amazing for your health! Matcha tea is believed to be one of the highest quality powdered green teas in the world.
- High in Antioxidants
Antioxidants are the magical nutrients and enzymes responsible for fighting the negative effects of UV radiation, giving us younger-looking healthier skin, as well as preventing a number of life-threatening maladies. Matcha provides us with five times more antioxidant that any other food.
- Cancer Prevention
Green tea contains antioxidants known as catechins, which scavenge for dangerous free radicals in the body. The most powerful is found in Matcha Green Tea.
- Weight loss/ Increased metabolism
Matcha tea helps the body burn more calories meaning a shedding of the surplus pounds. Studies have shown that if you include matcha tea into your diet you can lose 25% more weight that if you did not.
- Anti-Aging Properties
The anti-aging benefits are connected with the number of antibiotics in the tea. The drink helps to protect against UV radiation, maintaining the skin’s youthful appearance.
- Boosts Memory and Concentration
Another side effect of L-Theanine is the production of dopamine and serotonin. Two chemicals that serve to enhance mood, memory, and concentration.
- Detoxifies the body
During the last three weeks before tea leaves are harvested and made into matcha, Camellia sinensis are covered to deprive them of sunlight. This causes a huge increase of chlorophyll production in the new growth of the plants. Matcha is a powerful detoxifier capable of naturally removing heavy metals and toxins from the body.
- Improved Immune system
Matcha’s antioxidants act as a natural antibiotic and help to support the immune system. The tea is also high in potassium, vitamins A and C, as well as iron and calcium.
How Much to Drink:
The average consumption is 1-2 cups a day. A lot of people drink it in the morning to act as coffee, and in the evening to calm them down.