What is Matcha?
Matcha is green tea leaves ground into a powder.
Leaves are share grow and then harvested. Once harvested, they are de-veined, de-stemmed, steamed and dried. Once thoroughly dried, they are passed through a stone mill for grinding. This process produces Matcha.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF MATCHA
Matcha has a host of health benefits. Think of it like green tea going to the gym and doing 100 sets back to back!
Matcha is high in antioxidants
Matcha has about 15x that of blueberries and 137x that of regular green tea. Antioxidants are important to help the body fight off free radicals that may lead to diabetes, heart disease and some cancers.
Energy without crash or jitters
The combination of caffeine with l-theanine in Matcha green tea provides a stable and extended boost of energy without the anxious jitters or side effects.
Matcha helps keep the heart healthy
The catechins naturally found in Matcha promotes cardiovascular health. Adding Matcha to your diet may reduce your chances of getting a stroke or heart attack!
Matcha helps reduce stress
The amino acid L-theanine found in Matcha crosses the blood-brain barrier and promotes a feeling of relaxation while reducing mental and physical stress.
Matcha is great for your skin!
Matcha helps fight ageing, protects against skin cancer, helps fight acne and helps clear blemishes. Green Tea is a popular ingredient in Skin Care products!
Matcha may help improve cognitive performance!
Matcha increases your mental alertness and focus. You will be able to study better when you drink Matcha before starting!
Matcha may help lower bad Cholesterol
Studies of different populations revealed that people who drink Matcha green tea on a regular basis have lower levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol, while at the same time displaying higher levels of HDL (good) cholesterol.
Matcha improves your focus and concentration
L-theanine boosts the production of alpha waves in the brain. These alpha waves encourage relaxation and induce a profound feeling of mental clarity and a more alert state of mind.
Matcha may help with weight-loss
EGCg works together with caffeine to boost your metabolism and burn calories. The catechins found in Matcha activate the body’s thermogenic fat burning activity.
Matcha is great for detox
Since Matcha is shade grown it has an increased amount of chlorophyll. Good quality Matcha has a vivid green because of this. Chlorophyll has powerful detoxifying properties.