It is said that green tea is the healthiest drink on the planet. Keeping it in mind I want to give a slight change to that old quotation and say, “A cup of green tea a day, may actually keep the doctor away.” Loaded with antioxidants and nutrients, green tea has powerful effects on the body including improved brain function, fat loss, a lower risk of cancer and many other incredible benefits. It has an impressive list of benefits on our skin and hair too. Actually, what happens here, the main component of green tea, antioxidants, help our body to get rid of free radicals which tend to attack our healthy cells to damage or even to kill them leading us to severe diseases. And this procedure is detoxification which means purifying the blood. Detoxification is done by removing the impurities from the blood in the liver where toxins are processed for elimination. Green tea here supports the liver to promote the bodies normal detox system to fight those free radicals. That is why green tea is called the detoxification agent of the body.
Matcha Green Tea is more effective than regular green tea:
But the Matcha version of our regular green tea has these effects 10 times more than the regular green tea. Actually, it is a super-duper drink containing higher levels of antioxidants, called catechins, 5 times more L-theanine, an amino acid than standard green tea. Matcha green tea has now become widely popular for its higher nutritional benefits to detox and for the ability to prevent the diseases like cancer, heart diseases, neurological problems, obesity, more effectively than the normal green tea. It boosts memory and concentration, increases energy level, fortifies the immune system. Another most interesting thing about the Matcha tea is its amazing flavour which is, unfortunately, missing in normal tea. This Matcha green tea is also easier to work with in DIY beauty routines because it comes in a powder form which can be used for a great mask directly without boiling hot water and wait for a cool down period. What do we have to do with regular green teas ? This powdered tea contains chlorophyll, a powerful detoxifier to remove harmful toxins and fights free radicals to protect our skin. Matcha is particularly good for acne, fine lines and wrinkles and rejuvenating skin sense.
Kirkland Signature Japanese Matcha Green Tea:
Reading above benefits you must have decided to opt for Matcha Green Tea, but don’t know where to buy, right? So I am here to guide you with a wonderful Matcha Tea from Kirkland Signature Japanese Green Tea with Matcha by ITO EN. The tea is made with Sencha Green Tea from Japan’s lush tea plantations known for producing some of the best teas in the world. With Japanese tradition, Kirkland Signature Green Tea is gently steamed, rolled and then dried. As the processing is minimal so the freshness, aroma and colour of the leaf are maximum. This tea is good for both hot and cold brewing.
About the brand:
“Kirkland Signature means quality and value”- as the brand says. 20 years back the first Kirkland Signature products appeared at Costco. This brand is famous for offering its consumers a unique value in their everyday purchases. They are selling every need of an individual from dress to detergent, pet food to toilet paper, canned foods to cookware, olive oil to bear and health and beauty aids. It offers the perfect combination of quality and prize to members.
This tea powder comes in a premium nylon tea bags. The powder is light green in colour.
A packet of 100 tea bags costs $18.95.
Where to buy:
As I know about it, I searched different online stores in India to buy the green tea. But I haven’t got it in any of the premium Indian sites except Amazon.in. But there it was out of stock. So if you want to buy Kirkland Signature Matcha Green Tea, you have to go to amazon.com and ebay.com.
My experiences about Kirkland Signature Matcha Green Tea:
I have received this green tea in my welcome kit for the first blogger collaboration as the official blogger of The Digital Rose. Honestly speaking before getting it I heard much about Matcha Green Tea but never had. That is why I am too happy to get it. As I didn’t know how to make a Matcha Green Tea, I just went with the directions written on the packet. I have prepared it, had it and now firstly I am going to tell you how to prepare. When you are going to prepare a Matcha Green Tea, first keep in mind that don’t add boiled water in it. Just take hot water in a mug, pour it into your favourite cup, then put the tea bag into your cup and hook the tag in the cup edge. Keep it for 20-30 seconds and then occasionally stir the tea bag. Take it out, but don’t throw the bag away because you can use the extra tea powders preparing your DIY face scrub. Now drink and relax.
The first thing I liked about this tea that it takes only 20 – 30 seconds to brew a hot tea. It has a cool aroma that is very relaxing and refreshing. From now then it has become my favourite new sort of tea. It is very smooth and no bitterness I felt like my other green tea. The taste of the tea is pretty nice. Though I think it tastes better to drink iced tea. Making the chilled one is same as the hot green tea. The only difference here is that you have to take chilled water instead of hot. You can add lemon juice to your tea for added taste or flavour. But if you ask me, I shall tell no need of lemon or anything else, as it is the best in flavour and taste on its own.
DIY FACE SCRUB WITH KIRKLAND MATCHA GREEN TEA:
Here, it is my addition. actually, I always make some scrubs or masks with my green tea residues. Now, let me tell you the procedure.
1. Matcha green tea residue
2. Boiled and cooled milk
Take small glass bowl. Pour the Matcha Green Tea powder in it, add 1 tsp milk and 1 tsp honey, mix well. Wait for 1 minute to get the whole thing seasoned. Now apply on your face, keep for 5 minutes and wash off with warm water. Green tea is a natural exfoliator to scrub off the dead cells, leaving the skin soft and radiant. Its anti-inflammatory properties help reduce blemishes and scars. Milk, with vitamins and lactic acid, cleans the skin deeply, hydrates, promotes new skin formation, treats dry, flaky skin and lightens the blemishes also. Honey is a natural moisturiser and it has the same benefits as the green tea and milk has.
Shall I buy ?
Sure, I wish to buy Kirkland Signature Matcha Green Tea bags. Though it is a bit pricey but if you keep in mind the health benefits of the product you will forget the price because it is better to spend money here than to the medicine shop. So, click those links mentioned above and purchase to be healthy and beautiful.
BY Rating: 5/5, As I have found no cons in it.
Has anyone of you ever tasted it? Please share your experiences here in comment section.
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