Green Tea 

About the green tea have been written and discovered so many things that we could write entire pages and never quit, because there is always a new discovery. But as we don't want being overwhelmed with all that information and now that you have come to this section and, therefore, you are interested in the topic, yes we would like to tell you,...

About the green tea have been written and discovered so many things that we could write entire pages and never quit, because there is always a new discovery. But as we don't want being overwhelmed with all that information and now that you have come to this section and, therefore, you are interested in the topic, yes we would like to tell you, in a summarized way, the main properties and benefits of this variety of tea; talk about the different types that there are, at least, major as well as their uses in both health concerns, as well as in areas such as beauty.

The green tea has lots of properties and insurance that you know many of them, but what is certain is that not everyone can be all-consuming or, if so, what has that to do moderately. We also discuss this point, although it is true that the best person to tell you if you are suitable or not to drink green tea is your own primary care physician. He is the one who best knows you and will know how to explain the main reasons that lead you to not being able to do so, in the event that this happens.

What is green tea?

Like the rest of teas, this is also made with the leaves of the plant Camellia Sinensis, this being one of the most consumed in the world, along with the black tea. The difference with other types of teas is that this does not pass any process of oxidation or fermentation, hence its color, as the leaves of the plant with which it is made.

This fact also makes this a more mild flavor and much less earthy than black tea or red tea, for example. This fact causes that the green tea is one of the most antioxidant-rich, hence also its reputation among people who want to lose weight, green tea for slimming is your perfect ally. And, not only that: the fact of not having gone through a process of oxidation makes this type of tea is one of the less caffeine it contains, along with the white tea.

Finally, and in the light of what we are talking about, the green tea is one of the most retains the organoleptic properties of the leaves with which it has been prepared. On the basis of the quality, the origin or the type of outbreak with which it has been prepared, its taste and aromas will be different.

While it is a drink that is taken throughout the world, where it is marketed is in Japan, China or Morocco, places where the green tea is part of the culture and cuisine, so that it will not be difficult to find the best types of tea in such places, although, as you well know, in the Aromas of Tea we are a small showcase of them.

Properties and benefits of green tea

Now that you know how to make this type of tea, I would like to talk to you about the medicinal properties of green tea of the same, as well as the main benefits that are associated with it. Some are well known, others not so much and also deserve special mention.

The main components of green tea are: caffeine, fiber, polyphenols (catechins), amino acids, flavinoides, tannins, vitamins (B and C) and minerals, among others, calcium, iron, or phosphorus.

Thanks to these components, some of the properties of green tea chinese is that it is:

  • astringent
  • stimulating
  • antioxidant
  • slimming
  • diuretic

So, some of the most notable benefits of green tea are:

  • Diets: this is included in many diets because it helps to lose weight, always and when it is included within guidelines for a healthy lifestyle
  • Improves digestive system problems: such as diarrhea, thanks to its astringent properties. To improve the functioning of the digestive system, it also is very good to reduce, even combat halitosis.
  • Cardiovascular health: being a natural antioxidant, this helps the body's cells to regenerate and, therefore, improve this part of our body. Take 2 or 3 cups a day of this type of tea reduces the chances of suffering heart problems.
  • Improves the appearance of the skin: thanks to the vitamins and minerals it brings to the body, but especially by their antioxidant properties.
  • Reduces the chances of suffering from cancer: once more, the antioxidant properties of green tea are responsible for destroying dead cells or malignant and regenerate other natural way.
  • Improves the immune system: thanks to the vitamins and minerals that gives us, so that is a wonderful drink to take care of us throughout the year. In addition, as you can take as much cold as hot, you can consider where and when you want.

Main types of green tea

Yes, not only is there a type of green tea, but the list is quite extensive, although the flavor and the properties of the different variants are not so different. Some of the best varieties of this type of teas originate from China and Japan, being the following the most well-known:

  • Sencha tea: fresh and smooth, this tea is originally from Japan, and one of the most appreciated by the women of this country for the benefits it brings to the care of the skin.
  • Tea Kukicha: in the past, this tea was known as “the poor”, today is known as “tea three years” and is characterized by being a mixture between the branches and the leaves of the plant camellia sinensis.
  • Tea Bancha: unlike other types of green tea, that comes from Japan is characterized by a very low amount of caffeine
  • Matcha tea: there are many virtues and aspects that could be offered on the matcha, without a doubt, one of the most well-known, especially for lovers of healthy cooking, but also for being the type of tea used for the tea ceremony in Japan.
  • Tea Gunpowder: calls attention to the ways in pellet of this type of tea, as if a small bullet is involved, hence its name. It is one of the most appreciated in Morocco, to take with a lot of sugar, as they prepare it.

Medicinal uses of green tea

While there are many medicinal uses that are associated with the green tea, we would like to highlight the following:

  • It controls the diabetes, coming to prevent it if taken 2 to 3 cups a day. But, why? Because it reduces the levels of sugar in the blood.
  • Prevents alzheimer's, thanks to the catechins that have these types of teas. There are various studies which so say.
  • Stimulant, so it is great to take when we need to carry forward a day's work or study, as well as to do sport.
  • Prevents problems of the skin and reduces dark circles under the eyes, thereby greatly improving the appearance of the skin.
  • To lose weight, because green tea helps to burn fat, although it should never be used as a substitute for any meal.
  • Reduces halitosis, to improve the functioning of the digestive system.

Uses aesthetic and natural remedies with green tea

In addition to improving our health, with green tea you can make some home remedies, that will help us to improve our outward appearance:

  • Reduce acne and pimples: the properties of green tea makes this can act as a natural tonic effective, without the need of that have to invest large amounts of money. Simply make an infusion in the morning, let stand 20 minutes and then apply 3 times a day (morning, afternoon, and night).
  • Nails stronger: you only need to make a cup, let it settle, and when it is hardened,soak the nails for 5 minutes. Repeat this exercise 2 or 3 days a week.

Combinations with green tea

This type of tea is one of those drinks that combine with many other medicinal herbs as well as spices or fruits. In our case, we consider that one of the combinations star is:

  • green tea
  • cinnamon
  • ginger

Together these three ingredients in an infusion and if we take it every day of the year, amongst other aspects we will get, for example, to improve our defenses in a natural way, in addition to this more relaxed, but more concentrated to carry out the tasks of the day-to-day. The best solution,” is terrific!

Do you dare to test all of this? Now yes, look at all the types of green tea that we have and pick the one you like most of all of them. There is one of your liking waiting for you for sure!

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Matcha Tea

Welcome to the world of you matcha powder, rather, to our world of green tea from this powder. And is that the Aromas of Tea we wanted to go further and offer you, in addition to its traditional version bio or organic, matcha powder flavors to enjoy new and formidable experiences that will not leave you indifferent. So if you're looking for a place where to buy tea matcha, Aromas of Tea is a shop of teas trusted online that you are looking for.

Either to drink to the infusion mode or to use it in the kitchen, this is one of those natural products that are encompassed within the list of superfoods for all of the properties that the same contributes to our health. You are going to tell you everything, will you accompany us?

History of matcha tea

Because everything has its beginning, the first thing that we want to tell you about the origin of the powder of greenish color. As you well know, the same comes from Japan, however, along the history has not always been so. And is that its real origin lead us to the china of the Song Dynasty (970-1279).

It was in 1911 when the buddhist monk Eisai brought, for the first time, a te powder, greenish-Japan, at the same time that was introducing the doctrine of buddhism in the Japanese country.

Little by little, the habit of drinking a variety of tea matcha in China was disappearing and taking over with force to the Japanese country, where they ate, first the wealthy families and, subsequently, was catching up to be part of the culture of the country, as it is the type used to coupleto the famous tea ceremony, which welcomes the guests.

Things, in the country of the rising sun has specialized in the cultivation and distribution of tea matcha powder, one of the best valued by foodies and gourmets, but, in recent years, by the famous that have been seen in this drink ancient an ally to take care of your health in a natural way. The major producing areas of the country are: Uji, Shizuoka, Kyushu, Nishio, and. Kyoto.

How does the matcha tea?

Like the rest of this type of teacomes from the Camellia Sinensis, however, the difference with the rest of the teas that we know is based on the process of collection and preparation of the same for later consumption. The mode of work justifies the variety of tea is priced slightly high, but really worth to purchase this type of tea to have at home and take care of health, and to give us a small quirk.

We have already said, you matcha comes from the camellia Sinensis, but to achieve the taste with a greenish tone strong which is associated with the drink, ancient, producers, cover your crop weeks before the collection to protect it from the sun and delay your growth. With this action is achieved, on the one hand, they are of a dark tone, and the tea wins in amino acids and is characterized by a sweet taste intense, on the other hand.

But the development does not end here. After the number of days, the leaves collected were placed on a surface to dry. It is the step that is called 'tencha'. The dry leaf the stem is withdrawn and the veins before moving on to the last step of the process: grind the leaves of tea matcha. In the sense, it is worth mentioning that while it is true that there are in Japan many types of tea, only those who have gone through the elaborate with their leaves 'tencha' are used to make it. A tea, as you can see, highly recommended.


Properties of the matcha tea

Now that you know what is the process of elaboration, we would like to tell you about their features and all their properties, the fact that the type japan has been so successful in recent years outside of japan, although they already were enjoying for centuries.

The main features of the powder of tea matcha are the following:

  • It has a high number of vitamins, minerals and amino acids, with all the benefits that this entails for the health and to lead a healthy lifestyle..
  • Powder is one of powerful antioxidant, with high concentration in polyphenols. In fact, various studies claim that drinking a cup of tea matcha is equivalent to drinking 10 tea matcha in the dosage of antioxidants is concerned. Polyphenols or cantequinas, between these.
  • It is very diuretic, so it can reduce fluid retention, among other properties.
  • High content in tannins, helping to improve the intestinal transit.

As you can see drink matcha with milk or water is the best option to give you an energy boost and contribute to the beauty and health of the skin and to keep healthy, since this has many benefits over our body. Tea as you know it is fashionable.

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Benefits of matcha tea

There are numerous benefits on our body and mind of the people that consume it. To help you to buy, including all of its major properties include the following to enjoy drinking the best cup:

  • Reduces the negative effects of free radicals: One of its benefits is due to its high content in antioxidants, the you matcha reduces the chances of suffering from different types of cancer. By improving the appearance of the skin, to regenerate the dead cells of our body and delay the symptoms oxidative the skin for those who want to show off a beauty sublime.
  • Effects Depurative: it Has a high content of vitamin C strengthens, on the one hand, our defenses, and, on the other, contributes to the function of purifying the body, being a great effects diuretic. Unless medical contraindications, is highly recommended, for its benefits, for those who suffer retention of liquids, and of helping us to eliminate toxins.
  • Improve the intestinal transit: in another section, since we said that it has a high level of tannins, and therefore also improve the intestinal transit and end the discomfort that it can cause and it is a laxative, excellent for those who suffer from constipation, because it contains effects to combat it, without a doubt a great benefit for the health.
  • Ally to lose weight: Also make it an excellent remedy for a very common to aid in weight loss. But beware! It does not work miracles! Although a snap-highly recommended in diet helps to lose weight, or supplement in healthy eating and living to accompany a bit of sport moderate.
  • Reduces stress levels: While it contains more caffeine than other, drink a cup helps to clear the mind and to calm us down, great benefits for people who are stressed, you should not worry about the caffeine as in other types that are more strong. As well, and not in vain, the buddhist monks were well aware of this feature of the te, hence take on your day-to-day. The peace of mind, we remember, is part of his philosophy. It is the best tool to see things clearly.
  • Provides vitality: there are many athletes who, instead of drinking a cup of tea normal, also taken to take advantage of all the features and properties that are associated with, among others, to provide them vitality and energy, improving your performance, as you can see the healthy way thanks to their effects.
  • Reduces the levels of sugar in blood and bad cholesterol: due to its high content in antioxidants, great for keeping your health at bay. Although it is a sweet tea intense, those usually used some sweetener to get you to matcha, the drink does not need.

How to prepare the matcha tea

Every time we talk about the delicious beverage many of us are wondering how to take and prepare you to matcha , and take advantage of all its properties, so I'll explain. In reality it is very simple, but to get a spectacular result, we recommend that you have at hand a set of prepared as you'll find in the section. The same is composed of a ceramic bowl origin japanese, a chazaku (that is to say, the teaspoon measuring) and the chazen (beater).

Once you have these tools already you're ready to prepare, you just need a pot or a heater of fluids. This last must be heated to reach a temperature of 80 degrees. In the ceramic bowl, pour in the dosage of the you wish to add (typically, it is recommended that two teaspoons of chazaku) and pour the hot water. We take the chazen and beat until you have a layer of foam. As you can see you're ready to serve! And the result is...stunning! Some person instead of taking it with hot water, prefer it made with milk, it is also a great choice that is known as the matcha latte, the preparation is the same as with other types, once it is the preparation made with water, just pour the hot milk over the tea, to get a tea latte delicious. You can take it as well with great variety of types.

A while ago we had the opportunity to attend a tea ceremony japanese exclusive for the Aromas of Tea. In it we could see, the chef Japanese Yui Ishizuka showed us the art of this ancient tradition. We leave you here the link to remember you and what you can see.

Matcha tea in the kitchen

One of the advantages of buy tea matcha is also to be formatted in a powder with a greenish color, is perfectly suited to prepare numerous recipes. In smoothies, muffins, or pancakes. The variety of possibilities is enormous. So it is not surprising taking into account the versatility and its easy handling. In addition you have the benefit of all the properties with the positive effects it brings to our health.

Buy matcha tea

If you want to buy it and enjoy all its benefits, you're in the right place to do this. As you will see in this section, we have a wide variety of teas, matcha, so that you can buy from the traditional, to prepare recipes to cook and the bio.

It's exclusive in our store tes, in the section as you can see we have a perfect you matcha flavors, so you can go changing the taste in your infusion. They are all you matcha organic production with an infinity of properties.

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