Japanese Green Tea Online Blog

  • How much caffeine is in green tea & matcha?

    Not all green tea is the same- it comes in many varieties, including matcha, sencha, and gyokuro. The precise amount of caffeine in green tea will ...
  • Which Japanese Green Tea is Best for You?

    Netto Gyokuro. High grade gyokuro from Uji. This tea has a wonderful naturally  sweet aroma and a crisp gyokuro taste.  Uji Tezumi Gyokuro. The hig...
  • Why are your teas fresher than other green teas?

    After harvesting sencha and gyokuro leaves are rolled, dried naturally, packed into large square blocks and wrapped in foil. They are then carefull...
  • How many cups can I prepare from 1 bag/tin of your teas?

    Gyokuro and Sencha  1 bag is usually 100g (3.5 ounces). 4g (1 level teaspoon) for 120 to 240cc (4 to 8 ounces depending on how strong you like your...
  • L-theanine is a Healthy Amino Acid in Japanese Green Tea

    L-theanine is the main reason why tea is relaxing and relieves stress, as compared with coffee, even though both contain caffeine. Japanese green t...
  • Genmaicha is Healthy and Delicious

    Genmaicha is good for... Keeping blood sugar lever low -- Gamma-orizanol contained in brown rice helps to keep blood sugar level low.  Gamma-oriz...
  • Low Caffeine Tea

    Genmaicha. First leaf sencha mixed with puffed brown rice (genmai) and a pinch of matcha.  It is the pinch of matcha that distinguishes our genmai...
  • Green Tea for Concentration and Relaxed Awareness

    Japanese green tea improves cognition and mental health.
  • How do I clean my teapot and matcha bowl? Also- how do I maintain my bamboo whisk?

    To clean your teapot fill it halfway with clean water and shake the pot gently back and forth to get the leaves off the net. Then rinse with clean ...
  • Drinking Green Tea vs. Extract & Supplements

    August 24, 2020 High concentrations of catechins and caffeine in green tea extract can be harmful A recent study by the American College of Gastroe...