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Matcha Tea: Do You Know Its Health Benefits?

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Originating in Japan, Matcha green tea is part of the tea ceremony for almost 900 years. It is known as the best quality powdered green tea available. Matcha green tea is made by powdering the young leaves of Camellia sinensis plant. Some health benefits include improving the immune system, anti-aging, preventing cancer, boosts metabolism, energy booster, improves memory and concentration, detoxification and lowers bad cholesterol levels.

We have all heard of green tea and its amazing health benefits. Originating in Japan, Matcha green tea is part of the tea ceremony for almost 900 years. It has amazing benefits for health and is also used by Buddhist monks to keep them alert and awake during long days of meditation. It is known as the best  quality powdered green tea available. Matcha green tea is made by powdering the young leaves of Camellia sinensis plant. The delicate powder is then stored away from light and oxygen to preserve its high antioxidant content and superior color. Have a look at all the amazing health benefits it offers.

Health benefits of Matcha Tea

Lowers levels of bad cholesterol

Matcha tea helps in preventing cardiovascular disease by lowering levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) and increasing levels of good cholesterol (HDL).

Improves Immune system

This tea also contains antioxidants which act as natural antibiotics and improve the immune system. This tea is also rich in potassium, vitamins A and C, iron and calcium, that all contribute to the body’s defense system.

Cancer Prevention

This tea contains the most power antioxidants known as epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). EGCG are known for their amazing anti-cancer properties. They look for free radicals and destroy them. Matcha tea contains more than 100 times more of these powerful agents compared to most commercial teas. 

Increases metabolism

Studies have shown that if you include Matcha tea into your diet plan, you can lose 25% more weight than people who don’t drink it. This tea has been shown to increase metabolism and burn calories. Also, it comes with almost zero side effects. 

Anti-aging properties

This tea contains powerful antioxidants which help protect your skin against UV radiations maintaining radiance and a youthful appearance.

Matcha tea is also know to work as an energy booster, improves memory and concentration and has a detox effect.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.