Collectively, the antioxidant power of DoMatcha green tea is reportedly 100 times greater than Vitamin C and 70 times greater than orange juice. DoMatcha also contains nearly ten times more beta-carotene than spinach. Powdered DoMatcha tea practically overflows with the powerful antioxidant EGCG. Lab analysis shows the concentration of this multi-purpose antioxidant a whopping 137 times higher in matcha than in regular steeped green tea.
DoMatcha caffeine, theine, is absorbed slowly thereby mitigating the rush of caffeine jitters. Matcha also produces the unique calming affects of concentrated L-theanine — proven to elevate the production of dopamine and the ‘happiness molecule’ serotonin in the brain — as well as the natural muscle relaxant theophylline.
Domatcha green tea also yields huge quantities of T-cell activators which are known to speed the elimination of viruses, bacteria, and parasites that cause colds, flu, pneumonia, diarrhea, and the plaque that forms around teeth and gums. Prepared at home, DoMatcha tea is mixed with hot water and whisked to a frothy blend but great for smoothies and lattes too.www.healthyandessential.comAlthough preparing the tea takes slightly more dedication than simply dropping a bag in a cup, the tester found this extra effort to be worth it. “The vibrant green colour gave me the feeling I was drinking something healthy, and although I feared it would have a thick consistency, in fact it was the same as normal tea. I found it quite smooth to drink and not bitter at all. I felt good drinking it and would definitely have it again.
“Now I just have to practice with the whisk!”