10 Excellent Benefits of Matcha

By Tasha Alexander

 

The 10 Excellent Benefits of Matcha

1. Clear & Healthy Skin

With high contents of antioxidants, Matcha helps with the care of your skin. Protecting against skin

blemishes such as scarring, acne and redness. Also helps to prevent UV sun damage.

2. Improves relaxation

The energy boost experienced after consuming match tea is due to its caffeine content

combined with L-Theanine, a naturally stress-relieving amino acid that promotes calmness

and relaxation.

3. Enhances memory and Concentration

L-Theanine also enhances the production of dopamine and serotonin, which helps improve

our mood, enhance memory and increase our ability to concentrate.

4. Weight management

Although matcha isn’t a diet itself, drinking Matcha tea can boost thermogenesis, enhance

metabolism and increase fat loss. Add it to your daily routine 🙂

5. Boosts energy and endurance

The energy boost from Matcha is largely due to its unique combination of L-theanine and

caffeine. The increased endurance from Matcha tea can last up to 6 hours without

experiencing nervousness and hypertension.

6. Fight Cancer

The Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) in Matcha, which makes up %60 of all catechins in

matcha tea, it is studied for its potential effect of reducing risks of cancer.

7. Reduces Cholesterol

Catechins in matcha can help reduce fatty acids and cholesterol in blood lipid level. It also

slows down the oxidation of LDL or bad cholesterol.

8. Detoxifier

Matcha tea leaves have a high content of chlorophyll, a natural detoxifier that helps flush

heavy metals and the toxins from the body.

9. Builds Immunity

Matcha tea contains antibiotic properties that boost the immune system. In addition,

matcha also contains a number of essential vitamins including calcium, iron, potassium,

protein and vitamins A and C.

10. Combats Aging

The antioxidants, catchines and vitamins A, C, B-Complex and K in Matcha can help slow

down the aging process by combatting oxidation and inflammation.

Try it out! You can pretty much do anything with Matcha.

 

Tip! Pinterest is a really good source for Matcha recipes including: teas, lattes, iced teas, smoothies, desserts and how to make Matcha the traditional way.

 

 

Posy by: Tasha Alexander

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