Matcha tea is a tea from the leaves of Gyokuro plant. It is rich in antioxidants, beta-carotene, and many nutrients. And here are some of its benefits.
It fights cancer
It contains more epigallocentchin than any other tea. It is very effective against breast, lung, ovarian, and prostate cancer.
It boosts your energy
It has the ability to release the caffeine slowly so it is a great energy booster. L-theanine is another compound of the matcha tea which has the ability to improve your focus.
It improves your metabolism
It has the ability to boost the metabolism and it will help you to lose some weight.
For better skin
Due to its andicancer and anti-inflammatory properties, it is great for skin tumors and premature aging.
It helps you against stress
It has been proven that another benefit that you can get from the matcha tea is reduced stress. That is due to the L-theanine which increases the activity of the brain.
It improves your memory
One more benefit of the matcha tea is that it improves your memory. As we already said it increases the activity of your brain and in his way it improves your memory.
It boosts the immune system
It is great for suppressing autoimmune diseases due to its ability to boost the immune system.
It lowers the cholesterol
It raises the good and lowers the bad cholesterol in the blood. In this way, it prevents heart diseases.
It controls diabetes
It has the ability to control the blood sugar. Just drink it on a regular basis and you will slower the progression of type 1 diabetes.
How to prepare it?
Boil one cup of water to 82 oC. Pour some water in a medium-sized bowl and add one spoon of matcha into a strainer and add ¼ to ½ tbsp. of hot water. Now, with a match whisk, whisk well. Add then 2-3 oz. of the hot water and whisk fast. The tea is ready when it is covered in bubbles.