Matcha Tea Facts

Matcha History

Matcha History

  Green tea descends from the original tea plant Camellia Sinensis which comes from Southern China. Essentially green tea is a form of tea that has a low level of processing which gives it very high levels of nutrients. The father of Zen Buddhism and Japanese tea culture, Myouan Eisai, first brought green tea to Japan from China in the late 12th century. Eisai first planted the tea seeds on the border of the Fuluoka and Saga prefectures and it was Eisai who spread the message of drinking green tea for good health. A monk from the Kousanji temple in...

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Organic Matcha vs Non Organic Matcha: What's The Difference?

What is the difference between organic and non organic (or inorganic) Matcha green tea? In terms of nutritional content and benefits, they are both exactly the same. However there are some significant differences you should know.

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Where Does Matcha Come From?

The word Matcha translates literally as "powdered tea", however the best Matcha in the world comes from Japan, specifically the Kyoto, Shizuoka and Aichi Prefectures and the Kyushu region of southern Japan.

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What Is The Best Matcha Green Tea Powder?

Though green tea originated in China and was introduced to Japan 800 years ago, the best and most authentic Matcha that you have heard so much about is grown and produced in the Kyoto and Shizuoka (where Brilliant Green Company Matcha comes from)

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Matcha Tea Nutritional Info

Nutritional Content of Matcha Tea (per 25g) Calories: 25.2 Protein: 2.55 g Carbs: 3.208 g Sodium: 0.05 mg Potassium: 22.5 mg Calcium: 3.5 mg Magnesium: 1.916 mg Iron: 1.41 mg Zinc: 0.525 mg Vitamin K: 24.16 IU Thiamin: 0.05 mg Niacin: 0.33 mg Vitamin B6: 0.08 mg Folaic Acid: 1 mg Catechins 87.5 mg Amino acids 28.33 mg L-theanine 11.916 mg Caffeine 29.16 mg Fiber 265 mg Vitamin C 1.458 mg Vitamin A 242.5 IU For more Matcha tea nutritional info see Benefits of Matcha Tea

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