Matcha is a popular powdered type of green tea. It comes from Japan and is distinguished by the traditional way of cultivation and preparation. By shading the bushes for most of their growth, a unique composition of tea leaves is obtained, affecting its unique taste and health-promoting properties. Compared to other types of tea, matcha is free of noticeable bitterness, and its predominant umami taste prevails, from where the claim for its highest quality and unique aroma from other drinks can be derived.
The way of preparation: Pour the powdered tea into boiled hot water (80°) and mix.
Thanks to the high content of antioxidant substances, it can interact with the body’s defense system in the fight against free radicals.
Free radicals are found in the body’s cells in a physiological way and perform important functions in appropriate amounts. However, when they occur in excess, they play a significant role in the premature aging of cells, damaging their structure, as well as in the long-term they can contribute to the occurrence of currently known diseases of civilisation, such as diabetes, atherosclerosis, cancer, neurdegenerative diseases.
In addition to antioxidant properties, matcha is also valued for its calming effect, giving a feeling of relaxation, improving overall brain function.
A daily dose of tea potentially combats the feeling of stress.
Regular consumption of tea is inversely proportional to the occurrence of dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, due to the potential for neuroprotective effects.
Elderly women, due to the significantly increased risk of osteoporosis, should include it in their daily diet for preventive purposes.
Due to its anti-inflammatory and antiviral effects, by stimulating the immune system and detoxification processes, matcha may be associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer.
It promotes wound healing and it can be useful in acne and psoriasis.
Regular consumption of matcha tea infusions can also lower cholesterol.
Matcha is famous for its health-promoting properties, it is also a tasty addition to dishes and drinks.
Many arguments, including these presented here, incline to include it in the daily rituals, which we also encourage!