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Beginners Guide to Organic Matcha in 5 Basic Facts

What exactly is matcha? That's an excellent starting point for our Beginner's Guide to Organic Matcha in 5 basic facts. Before we go any further, let's start by explaining matcha. I've recently become a new fan of drinking matcha tea for wellness. Sharing 5 facts, we'll jump right in with- Fact #1- Organic matcha comes from very finely ground Japanese green tea consisting of whole tea leaves that are covered before picking to accentuate the deep green color. The tea leaves are then ground by stone into a dusty powder after being picked and before being carefully packaged. There's so much to get to know about matcha tea that we'll get to know in these fascinating facts.

Beginners Guide to Organic Matcha in 5 Basic Facts

#2 Matcha tea is widely enjoyed in Asia, as well as in the Western Hemisphere. Tea drinkers prefer to drink steamy cups of Matcha because of an inclination toward the increased nutritional content from the unmistakably "green" chlorophyll flavor of the tea leaf which some find to be comparable to grass or spinach, in addition to the reported health benefits. 

#3 The wellness benefits of regular consumption of organic matcha which is antibacterial in nature and high in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants also includes the strengthening your body's immune system, lowering of blood pressure and cholesterol, aids in digestion, speeds up metabolism and is considered to provide anti-aging effect among other calming and detoxification perks.

Remember, this information is not meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting a nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a medical condition.

#4 There are a wide variety of recipes and recommendations for use of matcha ranging from the highly traditional cup of steeped tea to those trendy frothy lattes and even as a baking ingredient. I chose to steep my tea. 

I added approximately one teaspoon of matcha green tea powder into my tea cup with a third of a cup of hot, not boiling water. Then, proceeding to stir the tea powder moderately with a bamboo whisk or spoon to mix the tea. Sediments of the powder will remain in a foam or froth which is to be expected of matcha tea and safe to drink if desired. 

#5 USDA Certified Organic Matcha is very pure and natural with no fertilizers, pesticides, chemicals or other toxins. While traditional green tea matcha is certainly an acquired taste, the reported health benefits to tea drinkers is appealing to a growing population. 

Kiss Me Organics Culinary Grade Organic Matcha - Green Tea Powder is 100% organic, tested for purity, for the purest tea products available. Amazon (affiliate)