Matcha has been getting a lot of buzz. What exactly is it?

Matcha is powdered green tea leaves. The green tea leaves are protected from the sun in last few days of their growth. This increases the chlorophyll content. Then the leaves are dried and turned into fine powder with the the help of stone grinders. Mainly, the origin is Japan but the popularity of matcha has spread worldwide.

 

Source; Comins Tea

Matcha is more powerful and beneficial than a regular brew. Here are some of the benefits:

  • strong antioxidant
  • provides natural medidation
  • burns calories
  • rich in chlorophyll and vitamins
  • lowers cholesterol
  • reduces blood sugar
Source; Matcha Do

 

Matcha can be incorporated in food or used on skin; it is extremely beneficial either way.

Source; NDTV Food
Source; Alkaline Wellness
Source; NDC Beauty
Source; Teaology

 

Is matcha available in Pakistan?

Matcha can be bought through online stores in Pakistan. Here are some authentic websites from where you can order:

  • Sheops

http://www.sheops.com/food/japanese-matcha

 

  • Shopping Bag

https://www.shoppingbag.pk/search/matcha.html

 

  • Dawaai

https://dawaai.pk/japanese-matcha-tea-30-grams-1959.html#

 

  • Amazon Shopping

https://www.amazonshopping.pk/shop/matcha-tea.html

 

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