Matcha is a fine-grade powdered Japanese green tea, rich in antioxidants and high in caffeine. Traditionally used in a Japanese tea ceremony, matcha’s recent popularity is no surprise, given the unusually high concentration of nutrients it contains.
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Matcha Tea Powder
It is produced in nearly the same way as Gyokuro — a premium green derived from specialised cultivars of the tea plant. Just before being harvested, the leaves are shaded for three weeks. This method encourages an increase in chlorophyll content, creating a more vibrant green colour.
Unlike regular green teas, the ground leaves are consumed in their entirety rather than simply infused. This means that chlorophyll, l-theanine and caffeine levels in the powdered tea are plentiful and beneficial. These provide anti-aging benefits, along with a focus and energy boost for the body.
Here at The Tea Centre, we have a gorgeous range of delicious Matcha Powder tea for you to enjoy.
What are the health benefits of Matcha Powder Green tea?
There are many benefits to drinking Matcha Powder tea beyond the satisfying taste. Matcha Powder tea is great for helping prevent damage to the liver. It’s also good at helping heart health. So it is well worth while adding it into your tea selection at home.
Consider pouring a cup of Matcha Powder tea the next time you want to relax and unwind during some well deserved “me” time. Enjoy the soothing aromas and elegant flavours of a freshly brewed Matcha Powder tea. Even during summer, you could whip up a batch of iced Matcha Powder tea to cool down with style.
Making a mug of tea is also a great gesture of hospitality and a wonderful way to welcome someone into your home. Spend time together with those you love with a mug of Matcha Powder tea in hand and make them feel welcome.
Buy Matcha Green tea online or in-store at The Tea Centre tea shops
Here at The Tea Centre, we pride ourselves on the elite quality of our tea and work hard to make them luxurious and thoroughly enjoyable. You will notice how our Matcha Powder teas are light and subtle, with a slight algal and vegetal flavour. All part of our plan in making you the finest tea possible.
Making a pot or a cup of Matcha Powder tea with loose leaves is not as hard as it sounds, with easy to use infusers and strainers available. However, if you are looking for a quicker alternative, we do also offer a range of teas in silk pyramid tea bags, including black tea bags, green tea bags and herbal tea bags.