Updated: Apr 26, 2019
Matcha tea, lattes, shots and , even deserts. There really isn’t anything that you
can’t make with matcha to boost up your day or to get a healthy snack. Matcha is a
stone-ground powder made from green tea leaves and has often been hailed as a
‘miracle food’ containing properties to treat and prevent disease.
So what is about matcha that is making the world go crazy
1. Production technique
Farmers grow matcha by covering their tea plants 20–30 days before harvest to
avoid direct sunlight. This increases chlorophyll production, boosts the amino acid
content and gives the plant a darker green hue.
Once the tea leaves are harvested, the stems and veins are removed and the leaves
are ground up into a fine powder known as matcha.
Matcha contains the nutrients from the entire tea leaf, which results in a greater
amount of caffeine and antioxidants that are typically found in green tea.
2. Boosts your energy
Matcha is known for providing you with everlasting energy and freshness.
After just a single cup of matcha, you’ll have the alertness, concentration and, focus
that keeps you going all day long. A single bowl of matcha can keep you in a hyper-
alert state for between 3-6 hours!
The L-Theanine, present in matcha helps it in keeping your energy balanced
3. Rich in anti-oxidants
It's also said to have 10 times the antioxidants of a cup of regular green tea, which
helps control blood sugar and cholesterol levels and can even boost your
Consuming matcha can help you in burning calories 4 times faster than you do in our
4. Helps in keeping you young
After technology, the second thing that is Japan known for is undoubtedly skin care.
Japanese people have involved matcha in their lives because of the exclusive
benefits that it provides.
Matcha is antibacterial and contains incredibly high levels of EGCG which is
helpful in reducing inflammation and to even skin tone. The antioxidants are also
known for reducing acne and increasing skin elasticity.
5. Fights cancer
Matcha, the green tea packed with antioxidants, is often hailed as containing
properties which prevent disease.
Matcha can shift cancer cells towards a quiescent metabolic state’, stopping their
spread at a low concentration (0.2mg per ml).
6. Better cholesterol
Studies of different populations revealed that people who drink Matcha green tea on
a regular basis have lower levels of LDL (read: bad) cholesterol*, while at the same
time displaying higher levels of HDL (good cholesterol)
7. Loves your immune system
Matcha green tea fortifies the immune system and limits the invasion and growth of
viruses and bacteria in the body. The special catechin antioxidant called EGCG is
effective in fighting and protecting the body against various bacterial and viral
8. Matcha tastes great
For those of you who their taste buds . Don’t be disappointed, because even matcha
One of the best things is that matcha tastes great , You won’t have to force yourself
for having a cup of matcha. In fact, you will look forward to making it a part of your
You won’t be drinking matcha because you have to, rather you will be having it
because you love to have it.