Source the best Japanese tea from The Tea Centre.

From the peaks in Sapporo to the islands of Okinawa, The Tea Centre has sourced the freshest and finest Japanese green tea for Australians to enjoy! Select from our curated range of matcha, gyokuro and more below.

Japanese green tea is the ideal everyday tea. You can enjoy low-caffeine and high-antioxidants across our range. All of which are good reasons to add our Japanese loose leaves into your tea selection at home.

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Genmaicha Tea

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Free shipping is available for all orders over $70. Alternatively, pop into one of The Tea Centre's ten tea shops located in Queensland, New South Wales and the ACT.

The Tea Centre’s curation of premium Japanese green teas

Here at The Tea Centre, we have a gorgeous range of delicious Japanese green tea for you to enjoy. Explore our range of matcha, gyokuro, sencha, genmaicha, and hōjicha above!

Our premium-quality Japanese tea is sourced from Japan’s various tea-growing regions and has been carefully selected for your enjoyment. Japanese tea is the ideal everyday green tea thanks to its low caffeine content and high levels of antioxidants. Therefore, it’s well worth adding it to your tea selection at home. One of the best times of year to enjoy Japanese green tea is during Golden Week! You can read all about this special Japanese celebration and why tea is an intrinsic part of the week here.

Japanese tea health benefits

Japanese tea—particularly green tea—is the everyday elixir consumed by people across the Japanese archipelago! Enjoyed for the myriad of sweet and earthy tasting notes you can find throughout our range, our Japanese green teas further boast multiple health benefits.

Like other green teas from around the world, Japanese green tea is high in antioxidants and polyphenols. According to some studies, drinking these antioxidants and catechins over an extended duration (think a cup a day!) will combat ageing and help your body regenerate cells more efficiently. This may result in tea drinkers achieving healthier-looking skin and hair!

Along with antioxidants comes flavinoids. Such compounds present in Japanese green tea are thought to promote positive health, brain, and bone health! The anti-inflammatory properties further assist in lowering high blood pressure and improving glycemic control.

How to brew a cup of Japanese green tea

To brew a perfect cup of Japanese green tea you need to do the following.

  • One teaspoon or two grams of tea per 200ml.
  • Use water that is 70–80°C or one-quarter cold water and three quarters boiling water.
  • Japanese sencha is best steeped for 1–3 minutes.

    How to brew a cup of matcha

    To brew the perfect cup of matcha you need to do the following.

  • Scoop one teaspoon of matcha powder and add to your matcha tea bowl
  • Pour in approximately 50ml of water at 80°C. Boiling water will burn the tea, making it bitter
  • Whisk your matcha with a bamboo whisk or with a fork in an ‘M’ shape motion. Ensure that all lumps are broken up so that your matcha becomes frothy and smooth
  • Top up your mixture with more hot water, stirring as you do
  • Serve and enjoy!

    Buy Japanese 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 Japanese green tea is beautifully fragrant and enticing, with elements of roasted rice and distinct vegetal flavours apparent in loose leaves across our range. It’s all part of our plan to provide you with the finest tea possible.

    Making a pot or a cup of Japanese tea with loose leaves is not as hard as it sounds with our 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 biodegradable pyramid tea bags, including black tea bags, green tea bags, and herbal tea bags.

    Interested in other teas? Look through our selections of black teas, other green teas, and herbal teas to find the ones that are right for you.