What is Matcha?
Matcha is a ceremonial Japanese tea made from the youngest most delicate tea leaves, protected from direct sunlight the last few weeks before picking. This is to keep as high amount of chlorophyll in the leaves as possible. Gently de-stemmed, steamed, dried and then grounded into a very fine powder. Matcha is famous for its health benefits and ceremonial drinking rituals and versatile use.
Is Matcha Healthy?
There are many benefits to drinking matcha, besides the taste and the moment of making it into a self care ritual. You can read down below.
Top 3 Benefits of Matcha Tea
1. High sours of antioxidants
2. Matcha is a better energy source than coffee
3. Improve your metabolism function
Things to remember about matcha
Matcha comes in a lot of different qualities and the price may vary a lot. To be sure you get the best taste and all the good health benefits make sure to buy 100% organic and ceremonial classed matcha tea.
Keep a limit of 1-2 cups of matcha a day. Due to that we actually consume the tea leaves in a powdered form we need to remember that there are possibilities of heavy metals and overconsumption of the goodness.
How to Brew and Drink Matcha
Matcha can be enjoyed both warm and cold or even in smoothies, food etc.
We love drinking our matcha cold brewed throughout the day or as an option to alcohol with dinner.