Mat.tÉ•a n 1 ) is finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea It is special in two aspects of farming and processing: The green tea plants for matcha are shade-grown for about three weeks before harvest, and the stems and veins are removed in processing. It is used mainly in formal tea ceremonies in Japan, but we're doing our best to convince people that one needn't formally 'study' tea to enjoy it. You can just make a cup. Like all green tea our little superhero contains flavonoids which in studies have been shown to have an antioxidant effect. Because matcha is highly concentrated in substances (both good and bad), it is generally not recommended to drink more than two cups per day.
Chlorophyll present in matcha assists in wound-healing and also exerts anti-inflammatory actions. I've managed to obtain a limited supply of Royal Matcha Green Tea that I'm offering exclusively to you. Matcha drinkers have reported (to me, and to others) clearer and quicker thinking, improved memory for things like names and numbers, increased alertness and awareness, elevated moods, 'calm euphoria,' and improved concentrative abilities for studying, working, or driving.
In fact, 1 cup of matcha has 137 times the amount of EGCG compared to a conventional cup of green tea. The green tea used for teapigs matcha is 100% organic, and has been certified by IMO Switzerland (EU organic, USDA organic) and JONA (Japanese organic). Until recently, virtually all matcha has been consumed within Japan, where it's particularly popular among students who are cramming for exams. One recent study even suggested that matcha may help burn calories by four times.
The other distinguished matcha appellation is in Aichi Prefecture, in a town called Nishio, a historic tea-cultivating region dating back to the late Heian Period (12th century). Bottom Line: Matcha contains both caffeine and L-theanine, which promotes alertness without drowsiness. Vitalife Matcha green tea powder is specially grown in exclusive areas of Japan to produce a tea with all the benefits of green tea at a much higher strength. Matcha has a huge craze in USA and UK. I used to have matcha every evening when from back to work.
matcha green tea Firstly, if you're buying a product for its health benefits like Matcha it makes no sense to be ingesting residual herbicides, pesticides or other potentially damaging chemicals. Because matcha is made from high-quality tea, and the whole leaves are ingested, it's a more potent source of nutrients than steeped green tea. There are two unusual reasons though why the caffeine in Matcha green tea provides a much more balanced and even relaxing energy than the jittery rush of a cup of coffee.