- 20 January 2020
- - by Lizalù
Matcha’s Incredible Power
Beautiful inside & out thanks to the drink of the moment
Everybody talks about it, everybody wants it, everybody …. or most of us drink it!
What are the marvelous properties of matcha tea? How come do celebrities, influencers and bloggers all over the world never cease to memorialize their breaks with selfie-sessions, pastries and original smoking green cups?
Apparently it’s not just a passing tendency, but a miraculous and rich drink loaded with vitamins, minerals, and polyphenols, especially for women’s wellness!
A precious and currently much sought-after elixir, the beloved drinks of Buddhist monks since times immemorial and native of China, often cited as the drink of choice of the famous “Japanese tea ceremony”.
To be sipped calmly and in complete relax, perhaps while sitting on a comfy couch, surrounded by scented candles and a pleasant atmosphere, matcha tea contains high amount of antioxidants, over 130 times more than a normal green tea, which makes it a surprising drink for health and beauty.
Beyond creams and anti-aging serum, it protects tissues from premature aging in a natural way, preventing unpleasant wrinkles and the much-despised signs of aging.
Ongoing studies and analyses on the subject have even verified the considerable benefit of catechin, found in large amounts in matcha tea and which represents an effective help to fight the onset of cancer or chronic illness.
The powder extracted from green leaves is also used as natural dye frequently used in ice creams, frosted creams, muffins, or frappes and granites.
We may certainly say that it is tasty and precious, especially since it strengthens the immune system through vitamins A, B, C, E and K, as well as specific mineral salts such as phosphorus, calcium, iron, potassium, zinc, magnesium and copper.
For the joy of curvy Lizalù women, who are always so much up-to-speed on news and information about lifestyle, fashion & beauty, the chlorophyll contained in matcha tea is also a fabulous detoxifying agent that decreases abdominal swelling and triggers a draining and diuretic effect … how can you ask for more?
And, yes: enjoyed both icy and hot, matcha tea is an invaluable ally for memory and concentration during periods of intense work, in addition to standing out for its theanine content, an amino acid that can reduce physical and mental stress and is capable of inducing a state of relaxation.
In short, while you are downtown walk with friends, after your coffee break and a few hours of shopping, take the time to stop by your herbal shop to let yourself be charmed by matcha tea: for sure, that hot and brilliant green will fit the fantasy of Lizalù FW17/18 like a glove, perfect for posting for Insta-stories & Facebook updates!