Tea is part of the Camellia Sinensis plant, and comes as black tea, which is fully oxidized, green tea, which is un-oxidized, and oolong, which is partially oxidized. However the focus of this article will be on green tea since it has shown the most health benefits during the clinical studies.
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The must-have staple of Japanese tea ceremonies, Matcha green tea, is a favorite of health-conscious celebrities, top nutritionists, and health experts. Matcha tea powder is made from nutrition-heralded young leaves of shade-grown Camellia sinensis plants. It’s steamed, stemmed and de-vined before turning into stone-ground fine powder.