Source: Japanese minimalist 30 day matcha challenge: Discovering matcha health benefits!
About this youtube: Aki, a minimalist, a Kimono style school teacher in Japan. He makes videos about his daily life. In this youtube he talks about his experience,research and findings on benefits of matcha tea from tea ceremony teachers.
True Leaf tea is that which comes from the tea plant: Camellia Sanseis. Although some teas like green tea and matcha green tea are considered as Ayurvedic or herbal due to their low percentage of caffeine are still true leaf tea.
All teas from the Camelia Sanseis plant are labelled as true teas or true leaf tea on our website. All teas from the Camelia Sanseis plant are labelled as True Teas or True Leaf Tea on our website. The six teas from this plant are : Green, Black, White, Oolong, Yellow and Pu reh tea. China, Japan and India are globally known for their quality true leaf tea.
Our Matcha green teas are so compelling that you won't want to put down your cup. Each time you sip, you will want a bigger sip next. Those of you who are beginners to matcha green tea, will do the same after a few days of starting and seeing you alertness, calmness and more.
Tea Brewing Styles: For true teas like green, oolong and white teas the Chinese and Japanese tea brewing styles are quite different from the way we brew and drink the same teas in Western Style. There are 4 main differences between Chinese or Gong fu Versus Western tea brewing styles.
1. The amount or quantity of tea leaves used per cup or 100ml of water
2. The amount of water and temperature used for each brew.
3. The Infusion or steeping time for brewing each tea
4. The tea used for 1st infusion can be steeped many more times; 3-8 infusions in Gong fu style versus 1-3 infusions in Western tea brewing style.
Note: For basic details on brewing style variants, see Tea Brewing Guides in the Community pages on the Menu.