A quick guide to Matcha Tea

A quick guide to Matcha Tea

Interesting Facts:

1 cup of Matcha tea equals 20 cups of regular green tea.

Matcha gives 100% of the power of the leaf and 100% of the nutrients.

Contains 137 times the EGCG as compared to regular green tea.

4 times more effective in burning calories

1 shot of Matcha equals 20 times more antioxidants than a good quality green tea.

Contains high levels of  Vitamin A, B, C, E, and K.

Boosts and improves mood.

Improves cognitive abilities.

Increases endurance by up to 6 hours.

Matcha is divided into three general grades.

❖ Ceremonial grade

❖ Standard grade

❖ Cooking grade

Matcha leaves are covered for 3 weeks before picking to increase chlorophyll levels. 


The caffeine level of Matcha is the highest compared to any other tea.

How to make Matcha

What you need

● Hot Water (70 – 80°C)

● Chasen (Matcha Tea Whisk)

● Chawan (Matcha Tea Bowl)

● Chashaku (Bamboo Tea Scoop)

● Matcha Powder (1½ – 2 scoops ) (½ tsp.)

● Sieve


Pour hot water into the chawan to keep the chawan warm.

Matcha Tea Recipe

● Measure and take the matcha using the chashaku.

● Strain it into the chawan.

● Add just a little bit of hot water.

● Use the chasen to whisk the matcha and hot water.

● Add 1/4 cup of hot water to the matcha in the chawan.

● Whisk briskly back and forth until matcha dissolves.

● After a light foam has developed, take off the whisk and enjoy!