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We believe you’ll agree that our Matcha Powder is the silkiest, most pleasurable green tea you’ve ever tasted. Drinking this smooth and delicate blend, you’re bound to feel nourished, nurtured, elevated, and calm. By helping to reduce the free radicals swimming through your blood, we are confident that our Matcha Powder will become a regular addition to your health and pleasure routines.
What is Matcha?
The process of producing matcha dates back all the way to China’s Tang Dynasty (618-907), when the leaves were steamed prior to being molded into bricks for use in trade and storage. From these bricks, the tea leaves were roasted and ground into a fine powder. By the early 1100s, thanks to Buddhist monk Eisai, Zen monasteries were enjoying matcha for ceremonial and health benefits. Basically, practitioners drank matcha to keep awake during long meditations, but soon after starting this ritual, other benefits emerged. Today, some of the longest living humans on earth regularly consume matcha.
Today’s matcha is not such a far cry from what our ancient friends enjoyed in Asia. Its popularity is soaring, and can be found today in a wide array of products, providing delicious ways to reap the many benefits.
Interesting Notes About Matcha
- With potent antioxidant properties, widely known to reduce the presence of free radicals in the body, our Matcha Powder is a delicious addition to your anti-aging regime.
- Green tea contains the powerful amino acid L-theanine, which is able to cross the blood-brain barrier. Thus, drinking green tea can potentially make you smarter!
- Further, L-theanine contributes to your body’s ability to produce its own GABA, which is often taken when wishing to reduce anxiety.
- With green tea’s reputation as a powerful antioxidant, this ancient wonder is gaining support as a drink contributing to the maintenance of healthy cells.
Making a Proper Cup of Matcha
First, make sure never to use boiling water when preparing your tea; recommended temperature is: 160°-170°. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon into your cup, and add just a tablespoon of hot water. With the spoon, mix completely, removing all lumps. Next, add the remaining hot water, and stir. You can also enjoy cold by adding cool or ice water instead of hot water.
Why Buy Matcha Powder?
Touting that green tea may help you live longer, as some have claimed, may not be all that fantastical, considering the many, seemingly miraculous benefits of consuming green tea. If even only some of the benefits prove consistently accurate, we think that including our Matcha Powder as a staple in your cupboard is a wise and delicious decision. Matcha is also great for kids! Our ceremonial grade Japanese Matcha Powder can be added to smoothies, juices, frozen desserts, and can even be easily added to cooking and baking recipes.
Discover Dynamic Matcha
Whether you love its stimulating flavor, its versatility, or its convenience, Matcha Powder has much to offer any tea lover. Buying fresh Matcha Powder lets you enjoy the delicate, smooth taste of matcha to use in a variety of ways.