What is the Japanese Tea Ceremony and How it Deepens Relationships?

What is the Japanese Tea Ceremony and How it Deepens Relationships?

September 04, 2021

The Japanese Tea Ceremony is a special ritual that has existed for centuries in Japan. Many versions of this ceremony exist for different purposes, but all show a deep appreciation for the ritual of brewing and serving matcha green tea.

It is essential for a host to show care and appreciation towards their guest during this ceremony that serves as a special way to deepen relationships.

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Green Tea Health Benefits: Understanding Its Role in Cancer Prevention

Green Tea Health Benefits: Understanding Its Role in Cancer Prevention

September 03, 2021

We discuss the health benefits of green tea, including the role it can play in cancer prevention and how much you should consume.

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Is Green Tea Good for Dogs and Cats? – Green Tea Quiz

Is Green Tea Good for Dogs and Cats? – Green Tea Quiz

September 01, 2021

We know that drinking green tea is beneficial to us humans such as using it for weight loss, taking out toxins, being alert, calmness, and many more. Pet lovers are asking if can their pet cats and dogs enjoy the green tea goodness? Let's find out!

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From Skin and Within: Better Uses for Green Tea

From Skin and Within: Better Uses for Green Tea

August 27, 2021

Green tea has proven time and again its amazing health benefits. But did you know you can do more aside from consuming it and still get great results? Read on to learn more.

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The Process Behind Your Cup of Matcha

The Process Behind Your Cup of Matcha

August 23, 2021

With the clamor of knowing every “behind-the-scene” of simply everything under the sun, from sumptuous food to shoemaking, have you ever wondered how matcha is made? While we have already talked about how Camellia Sinensis should be shaded before being harvested and the leaves to be deveined, removing the stems and the veins to produce tencha, once you find out, you will realize how so much patience, time, effort, and care is being given in every spoonful of matcha.

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Is Green Tea Healthier Than Black Tea? - Green Tea Quiz

Is Green Tea Healthier Than Black Tea? - Green Tea Quiz

August 18, 2021

As the fermented drink Kombucha has continued to become more and more popular in the health community, the main component in its composition, fermented black tea, has seen a rise in popularity as well. While black tea has been heralded for its antioxidant properties and its innate ability to reduce LDL cholesterol levels, many consumers wonder if they're making the right choice in the age-old battle between black tea and green tea. Which is healthier? Green Tea or Black Tea? Read on to find out the answer.

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What Does Astringency Mean For Tea Drinking?

What Does Astringency Mean For Tea Drinking?

August 16, 2021

Green tea has become such a popular drink in recent years that different factors have come to the forefront of tea culture. Astringency (渋み) is a hot topic among tea drinkers but is often misunderstood. What is astringency and what causes  it? Why is it such a touchy subject in the first place? What are the basic categories of tea astringency? This article discusses everything you need to know about astringency in green tea.

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Matcha ASMR

Matcha ASMR

August 09, 2021

I have never thought of mixing Matcha with ASMR. When Mykee sent me a link to his video with our matcha, I was like "this is so unique" I have to share this video! Do you like ASMR? Do you like Matcha? If the answer is yes to both, I think you will like this one. Enjoy the world-first (I think) Matcha ASMR!

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What to do with leftover tea leaves - 9 ways to use leftover tea leaves and powder

What to do with leftover tea leaves - 9 ways to use leftover tea leaves and powder

July 26, 2021

While tea leaves or tea powders are essentially steeped and consumed as a drink with health benefits, this is not the only way it could be used. Here are just some of the countless uses of used tea leaves or tea powders after being steeped and consumed as a healthy drink.

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Nozomi Tea Package Design Contest Result - The package is done now!

Nozomi Tea Package Design Contest Result - The package is done now!

July 25, 2021

We have conducted a contest to see which design would be the best option for our popular Nozomi, Kabusecha tea
Thank you very much for participating and sharing your opinion.

Here is the result of the contest and the final package photos of the end-result.  

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Oregano Tea Benefits and Some Healthy Tea Snacks

Oregano Tea Benefits and Some Healthy Tea Snacks

July 23, 2021

Did you know that oregano, a well-known ingredient in your favorite pizza dish, can also be used for the preparation of a tea that can have an awesome effect on your immune system? 

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Does a Cup of Tea count as Water Intake? - Green Tea Quiz

Does a Cup of Tea count as Water Intake? - Green Tea Quiz

July 13, 2021

The earth has been made up of 75% water. That is how essential water is, not just for this world, but for everyone’s body as well. A healthy lifestyle is not just about food intake, proper diet, and exercise. Everyone is advised to also stay hydrated and to take note of one’s water intake. 

So, have you ever wondered whether a cup of your favorite tea counts as water intake too? This article is written for you to find out.

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Is Green Tea Good for Kids? - True or False?  - Green Tea Quiz

Is Green Tea Good for Kids? - True or False? - Green Tea Quiz

July 08, 2021

Green tea is known for its various health benefits, especially for adults, ranging from enhanced concentration, reduced risk of cancer and many others.

Japanese green tea has been providing a variety of health benefits to the Japanese and it is one of the reasons why the Japanese people live longer and healthier compared to the rest of the world.

But is green tea good for children?

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10 Trendy Green Tea Cocktail Recipes You Will Love

10 Trendy Green Tea Cocktail Recipes You Will Love

July 05, 2021

Take a look at these 10 green tea cocktail recipes, including shooters and spritzers, to find your new favorite beverage.

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Japanese Green Tea Co.'s Popular Gyokuro is on Amazon Now

Japanese Green Tea Co.'s Popular Gyokuro is on Amazon Now

July 04, 2021

We are happy to announce that our popular Gyokuro, Loose-leaf Japanese green tea is available on Amazon. Click here to see on Amazon

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Is Green Tea Bad for your Kidney(s)?

Is Green Tea Bad for your Kidney(s)?

June 27, 2021

You will probably recognize that one of the more recent trends in the world of foods and beverages is understanding what is healthy for the body. A quick search online reveals that there is much to know not only about the body but the impact various substances have on our body. The idea behind green tea is that it's healthy and for some, this healthy component brings up important distinctions such as “catechins”. This article will review another area of green tea and our bodies, namely whether green tea is healthy or unhealthy for your kidney(s).

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Can I throw used green tea leaves in garden?

Can I throw used green tea leaves in garden?

June 21, 2021

We all know the exCan I throw used green tea leaves in garden?

We all know the extensive list of the ways in which green tea benefits our health, but is it also good for plants and flowers in my garden? 

Read more to find out more and the science behind the reason. 

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17 Best Matcha Snacks to get on Amazon

17 Best Matcha Snacks to get on Amazon

June 14, 2021

Looking for a sweet but healthier version of regular snacks? Do you want to consume green tea on the go? Take a look at these matcha snacks and see if these treats will satisfy your cravings. Links to find them on Amazon are included.

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How To Tell If Japanese Green Tea Is Good Quality Or Not

How To Tell If Japanese Green Tea Is Good Quality Or Not

June 09, 2021

With so many companies and brands selling Japanese green tea varieties these days, it can be tricky knowing which tea is the best quality. There are a few different ways of knowing how good your Japanese green tea is. Checking how it looks, smells, and tastes can all be signs of how good the quality is or not. Testing different ways of preparation can also have an effect on the final cup of tea. This article goes into detail on each of these factors to help you figure out how to get the best-tasting cup of Japanese green tea possible!

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Japanese Green Tea For Diet: Benefits & Science

Japanese Green Tea For Diet: Benefits & Science

June 07, 2021

Is losing weight your healthy lifestyle goal? Japanese green tea may be able to help. Calorie counters can rest easy knowing that a cup of plain green tea contains just 2 calories or less. Apart from being low in calories, green tea contains a metabolism boosting anti-oxidant which blocks the enzyme that breaks down the hormone used by the nervous system to signal fat cells to break down fat. Better still, this is just one of the ways in which green tea can support your healthy weight loss program. 

Derived from the Camellia sinensis plant, green tea has been used as medicine for over 5,000 years in places like China and India.  In this article we will explorer the true facts and science behind how Japanese Green Tea can help you lose weight, and tips for how you can take most advantage of Japanese Green Tea used for diet purpose... 

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3 Must-Try Green Tea Desserts

3 Must-Try Green Tea Desserts

June 01, 2021

Japanese green tea has a host of proven health benefits, such as a weight loss aid, added protection for our immune system, increased energy, and improved cognitive function. But did you know that Japanese green tea isn't just for drinking? You can make several delicious desserts with it while reaping these very same benefits.

Let's look at three must-try green tea desserts that you may not be familiar with.

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Japanese Green Tea vs Red Bull - 10 Battles You Don’t Want to Miss

Japanese Green Tea vs Red Bull - 10 Battles You Don’t Want to Miss

May 23, 2021

So, which of these two should you drink depending on your concern? The battle of the two most sought-after drinks to spike up your concentration is here right now for comparisons. Here are the ten differences between Japanese green tea and Red Bull.

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Best Places to Work for Tea Lovers

Best Places to Work for Tea Lovers

May 23, 2021

Whether you're looking for a job that offers free tea samples or one that has a relaxing teapot-shaped water fountain, we've got you covered! Let's explore more.

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Virtual Japanese Cooking Class - What is it?

Virtual Japanese Cooking Class - What is it?

May 12, 2021

I am happy to share about my good "Green Tea Friend," who has been hosting a Japanese cooking class in Japan started an online virtual cooking class which has been a huge success. It was a privilege for tourists who visit Tokyo to take her class before (3000+ people have attended), but now her class is available online, so I thought that I have to share this news.

I thought of introducing her to you since you love Japan and green tea.

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