What Is Matcha?
Matcha is a powder made from finely ground green tea leaves.
To prepare it should be whisked with a Traditional Bamboo Matcha Whisk
Traditionally it was prepared and drunk by monks in the far east who would meditate as they whisked the matcha. Then they would drink the matcha which they had whisked all of their good energy into.
A beautiful, mindful practise!
Today we enjoy matcha in many forms including as delicious matcha lattes.
However you enjoy your matcha, it's worth it for it's amazing health proprieties. We've listed our top 5 below.
Top 5 Benefits of Matcha
1. High in antioxidents
Green tea is known to be naturally high in antioxidents. With matcha you are not only infusing the green tea, but actually ingesting it. This means that you are getting on average 137 times greater antioxident levels that just infusing green tea! How amazing is that!
Antioxidents are known to have many health benefits including reducing cell damage.
2. Help you lose weight
Matcha is associated with speeding up your metabolism and boosting fat burning, as part of a balanced diet and exercise programme.
3. Boost brain function
Studies have shown that people drinking matcha regularly benefited from improvements in attention, reaction time and memory.
4. May help protect your liver
Some studies have shown that matcha helps to prevent liver damage. Further research is undergoing around this area.
5. A natural source of caffeine
Matcha provides a slow and steady, natural release of caffeine, without the spike effects. The perfect way to start your day!
With all this goodness, what's not to love about matcha!
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DISCLAIMER: As with any teas or herbs, always consult a doctor before you add anything new into your diet. All above claims are from study sources and are associated with matcha and are not a guarantee.