Matcha is a precious stone mill green tea powder. It is one of the most premium varieties of tea in Japan. Good quality matcha has a bright green vibrant color, The best quality matcha is produced in Kyoto, Japan. Where the first seed was planted more than 800 years ago and where the standard Japanese tea processing method was developed.
Matcha contains caffeine. Matcha comes from the plant Camellia sinensis, Caffeine is built into the molecular structure of this plant. One cup of matcha provides 34mg of caffeine, one cup of espresso coffee provides 60mg.
Matcha is now a famous coffee substitute due to it’s healing, cleansing effect and the health benefits it brings.
With Coffee and energy drinks, the caffeine could create an extreme harsh rush in our body by dumping all the caffeine at once. It starts off with a blast, and ends in a crash later in the day. The caffeine in coffee causes spikes in adrenaline glucose and insulin levels, which in turn create jitteriness, nervousness. However, the caffeine inherent in matcha releases into the bloodstream slowly , This provides the body with the right amount of caffeine over a longer period of time, it typically lasts at least three hours, though many people report feeling it for as long as six or seven hours. Matcha is also rich in L-Theanine, a rare amino acid that promotes a state of relaxation, a calming mind and metal clarity. So Matcha can provide sustained energy through the day as well as a calming mind and metal clarity.
Matcha is a powerhouse for antioxidants. It is full of catechins, flavonoids, and polyphenols, especially the mighty epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which has significant health benefits and has therapeutic applications to the treatments of many disorders, as well as help to prevent cancer.
Matcha is better for the breath. While coffee causing unpleasant breath and enamel stain on teeth. Matcha can prevent the bacteria that causes plaque.
Matcha’s antibacterial properties help clear up acne, is has been used for centuries by Japanese woman as a facial mask.