Japanese Green Tea Online Blog

  • Which green teas are high quality?

    Many consider gyokuro to be the highest-quality Japanese green tea. This is, however, a matter of opinion and there are no rules. About 75% of all ...
  • 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...
  • Drink Green Tea for Concentration

    Japanese green tea for good concentration and energy.
  • 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...