Category Matcha Blogs

Matcha for Brain Function

Matcha for brain function
Matcha is one of the most potent natural sources of good nutrition to the brain. A small quantity of matcha can provide a combination of antioxidants, caffeine and L-theanine, all of which may assist in brain functions, improve mental health and reduce degenerative diseases.

South Korean Matcha

Boseong tea plantation for matcha

South Korea is a relatively new entrant in matcha green tea production. South Korean matcha production has some differences from Japanese matcha, which we discuss in this blog. Although Japan is the country that comes to mind when we think…

Matcha Cultivars in Japan

Matcha plantation

What are matcha cultivars and how does this influence the taste and flavor of matcha? We discuss this in the context of Japanese matcha tea cultivation and production. What is cultivar? The word cultivar means ‘cultivated (culti) variety (var), which…

Matcha for Skin Care

Matcha powder in spoon

Matcha powder and green tea in general, have become highly popular as key ingredients in skin care and hair care products, especially in vegan and chemical-free organic cosmetics. The benefits of matcha are immense on skin, both from drinking matcha…

Potential Side Effects of Matcha

matcha green tea cup

Does matcha have any harmful effects? Matcha tea is becoming increasingly popular in cafés around the world. Matcha or any green tea in general, in powder or leaf form, is widely believed to have extensive health benefits. But does Matcha…