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...
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.
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.
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