Matcha Green Tea: 10 Amazing Benefits Of This Japanese Elixir

A long standing tradition of Japanese culture, Matcha green tea is the highest quality powdered green tea available. Made from the nutrient-rich young leaves picked from the tips of shade-grown Camellia sinensis plants, Matcha is steamed, stemmed, and de-vined before being stone-ground into very fine powder. cool stuff for guys cool stuff to buy cool stuff to buy on amazon cool stuff to make cool stuff for kids cool stuff for girls

The powder is then stored away from light and oxygen in order to preserve its brilliant green color and antioxidant properties. This miracle elixir has been consumed for over a millennium in the Far East, and is now considered to be one of the most powerful super foods on the market today. cool stuff for guys cool stuff to buy cool stuff to buy on amazon cool stuff to make cool stuff for kids cool stuff for girls

How To Prepare Matcha Green Tea

The traditional way to drink Matcha green tea is in a bowl. To make Matcha in a bowl you will need loose Matcha powder, a medium sized bowl, a bamboo whisk and hot water. Quality really matters when choosing Matcha. This tin of Jade Leaf Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder ticks all of the boxes and is backed up with hundreds of five star reviews on Amazon.  cool stuff for guys cool stuff to buy cool stuff to buy on amazon cool stuff to make cool stuff for kids cool stuff for girls

Follow the instructions below for a delicious and healthy cup of tea.

Step one: Sift 2 teaspoons of Matcha powder into a bowl (this is a really beautiful Matcha bowl) using a small sifter. cool stuff for guys cool stuff to buy cool stuff to buy on amazon cool stuff to make cool stuff for kids cool stuff for girls

Step two: Add 20 ounces of hot water (just below boiling point). cool stuff for guys cool stuff to buy cool stuff to buy on amazon cool stuff to make cool stuff for kids cool stuff for girls

Step three: Whisk using a bamboo whisk (this one is specifically designed for making Matcha) in a zigzag manner until frothy. cool stuff for guys cool stuff to buy cool stuff to buy on amazon cool stuff to make cool stuff for kids cool stuff for girls

Step four: Drink your tea directly from the bowl.

How To Make Matcha In A Cup

If you are making Matcha green tea in a cup follow the following directions.

  1. Heat filtered water to just below the boiling point.
  2. Add just a few drops of the hot water to the Matcha powder and make a paste.
  3. Add a bit more water to taste and stir.
  4. Enjoy.

Note: You can sweeten Matcha with stevia, brown sugar or raw honey to taste.

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