Matcha Benefits

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“Tea is the ultimate mental and medical remedy and has the ability to make one’s life more full and complete.” As a long-standing tradition of Japanese culture, matcha is the highest quality of green tea available. Made from the fresh tips of nutrient-rich shade-grown green tea leaves, matcha has numerous health benefits, making it a trend across Asia and expanding to the West.
What is matcha?
Matcha originated from southwest China, Yunnan in ninth century. It was usually being used for medical purposes only among Chinese. Realizing the potential of matcha, the Zen Buddhist monks from Japan brought the tea and tea seeds back to their country and started to cultivate in their traditional way at the end of twelfth century.
How matcha is made?
1. Growing
Farming areas with misty fog are ideal for the
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5. Storage
To preserve the green color and antioxidant properties of matcha, the fine powder will be stored away from daylight and oxygen. The quality of the beverage can then be kept that people can taste its natural sweetness to subtle bitterness.
Health benefits of matcha
1. Improve brain function
Rather than coffee, matcha can be another choice to boost our brain function. Although matcha contains less caffeine than coffee, it is enough to give a caffeine kick without bringing any kind of edginess or anxiety that comes after drinking a strong coffee. Caffeine in matcha blocks the receptors of adenosine, a hormone makes us feel exhausted and sleepy if high level, in our body. Therefore, a vital boost is provided and supports us to work around the clock.

Drinking matcha moreover lessen the risk of cognitive diseases. Chemical components in matcha prevent damage to brain cells and keep our cognitive abilities sharp. A Japanese clinical research proved that consuming two cups of matcha per day could lower the risk of cognitive problems by half.

2. Reduce risk of

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