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 a great coffee substitute.
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 mental clarity.
So Matcha can provide sustained energy through the day as well as a calming mind and mental clarity.
While coffee causing unpleasant breath and enamel stained teeth. Matcha can prevent the bacteria that causes plaque.