Whole green tea leaves picked at the first tea harvest of the year. Finding this tea outside of Japan is very rare because Japan only exports a very small amount each year. The flavor is determined by the heat of the water its steeped in- the hotter the water the stronger the taste.
Health Benefits of Green Tea
Green tea has been considered a medicinal beverage in Asia for almost 4,000 years. It has only been recently that Western Society is learning more about the health benefits of Green Tea. Green tea is rich in catechin polyphenols, particularly epigalloctechin gallate (EGCG). EGCG is a powerful antioxidant. Clinical tests have shown that antioxidants destroy free radicals and have positive effects on the entire body. Free radicals are highly reactive molecules that can damage the cells in the body, leaving the body susceptible to cancer, heart disease, and many other degenerative diseases. Studies strongly suggest that the antioxidants found in Green Tea may:
Not only is Green tea beneficial to your health but it tastes great as well!