Matcha is gaining a lot of popularity these days, but there's still a lot of confusion around what matcha actually is, where it comes from, and why it's meant to be so good for you. We like to keep you all informed, so we've decided to have a 'Month of Matcha' on our #matchamadness Mondays, starting with this 'A Brief History of Matcha'
In part two of our series on Matcha information we look at the characteristics of Matcha, so you can identify it in any situation and make very informed comments about its consistency!
It is common knowledge that you should drink whole leaf tea leaves to get all their health benefits. Because of this, we often get the question about Matcha- but why is it better if it’s ground down to a powder ?
Dawn is our resident beauty expert and here she talks beau-tea! She’ll be keeping you posted on new ways to improve your beauty regime using our favourite drink - TEA! This month she talks skin care and you’ll be surprised at how quick and simple this tidbit is.
A Buddhist Monk introduced tea to Japan in the 6th Century. By the year 1200 Japanese Zen priest Eisai, wrote the first book on tea (“Kissa Yojoki” or translated: “Book of Tea“).He described the tea plant and stressed the important health benefits of green tea for vital organs such as the heart and the brain.