ZenMatcha™ Health Benefits
Significantly increases energy (over 8-10 hours) without the caffeine “jitters”
Improves mental alertness (L-theanine component)
Increases calmness and reduces stress (L-theanine component)
Boosts metabolic rate by 35-40% in regular drinkers, facilitating weight loss
Powerful “anti-aging” activity due to super-charged antioxidants
Lowers blood pressure
Decreases levels of LDL or “bad” cholesterol
Minimizes symptoms of PMS
Super cancer-fighting activity due to high levels of polyphenols and catechins
Stabilizes blood sugar levels
Powerful anti-biotic and anti-viral activity
Strong blood cleanser/detoxifier and alkalizer due to high chlorophyll content
What Matcha contains:
Theophylline – This unique form of caffeine is found only in tea, particularly green tea. Theophylline releases very slowly, over 8-10 hours, thus providing sustained energy without the negative effects of caffeine.
L-Theanine – This is an important amino acid found exclusively in green tea. L-Theanine has been shown to significantly increase alpha waves in the brain. This induces a profound relaxing and calming effect, as well as increasing mental alertness and learning capacity.
Thermogenics – Green tea has long been studied as a weight loss aid. Research now indicates that drinking green tea can boost metabolism by 35-40%, thus increasing fat burning capacity without any adverse side effects.
Antioxidants – The catechins found in green tea are some of the most powerful natural anti-oxidants, thereby having a strong anti-aging effect on the body. The antioxidants in green tea are 100 times stronger than Vitamin C, and 25 times stronger than Vitamin E. Matcha green tea contains 70 times the antioxidant capacity of orange juice and 9 times the beta carotene of spinach.
Chlorophyll – Matcha contains extremely high levels of Chlorophyll, thus the brilliant emerald green color. Chlorophyll is one of the most powerful blood detoxifiers, as well as supporting healthy blood alkalinity.
Ongoing Research is validating multiple claimed benefits of green tea. Of particular interest is medical and scientific research including:
Polyphenols and Catechins – These phytonutrients are quickly becoming known as the most potent cancer-fighting substances known to man. Matcha green tea contains the highest levels of these precious derivatives.
Adaptogenics – Green tea is an “adaptogen” which means it supports the adrenal glands by lowering levels of the “stress” hormone Cortisol.
Blood Pressure Lowering Catechins – Green Tea contains specific catechins that can lower blood pressure by preventing contraction of blood vessels through inhibition of Angiotensin.
Cholesterol-Lowering agents – Green tea has been shown to decrease the levels of LDL (‘bad”) cholesterol while having no effect on HDL (“good”) cholesterol.
Blood Sugar Stabilizers – The polysaccharides in green tea can protect against insulin spikes thus stabilizing blood sugar levels.
Anti-microbial – Green tea contains potent antibiotics and anti-virals, lending itself to the prevention and treatment of many common ailments including flu, cold, food poisoning, etc.
These anti-microbial catechins also prevent tooth decay and gum disease, as well as sweetening bad breath by balancing the gut microflora.
Matcha green tea is approximately 10X stronger than regular brewed green tea, and so has extremely powerful therapeutic effects on the body.
The anti-oxidant activity of Matcha is higher than that of blueberries, 100 times more potent than Vitamin C, and 25 times more active than Vitamin E.
Matcha contains over 70 times the anti-oxidants of fresh orange juice, and over 9 times the beta carotene of spinach.
Matcha also contains a good helping of fiber, as well as all the essential vitamins and minerals for optimal health.
The effects of drinking Matcha are immediately noticeable upon consumption, due to its ultra-fine consistency which boosts entry into the blood and cells.
Matcha green tea is arguably the most nutritious, naturally occurring beverage on the planet.