In recent years, it seems that Chunmee Tea has become more and more popular not only as a beverage, but also as a skin care ingredient! Before doing some research on the benefits of Chunmee Tea, I have heard a lot about its antioxidant properties. But I hardly know how much effect this ingredient has on your skin and overall health! On the other hand, the mainstream does not know enough about matcha, which is why Zhenan Green Tea Factory decided to write this blog post to clarify all the benefits, differences and similarities between matcha and matcha!
What are the similarities and differences between Chinese Chunmee Tea and Matcha?
Both Matcha and Chunmee Tea come from the same plant called Camellia. Chunmee Tea leaves are usually in the form of tea bags, while matcha is in powder form. Matcha is actually ground 100% Chunmee Tea leaves into a fine powder. It is much more concentrated than regular Chunmee Tea, so you only need ½ to 1 teaspoon per cup. Compared with ordinary Chunmee Tea, the whole tea is consumed when drinking matcha!
Normal Chunmee Tea needs a longer processing time during the production process, which requires leaving the leaves in the sun. In contrast, matcha shrubs are specially covered to increase chlorophyll and amino acid levels in the leaves. In terms of taste, they all have a touch of vegetation. However, matcha has a richer and butterier flavor.
What are the benefits of matcha for your internal health?
Chunmee Tea and Matcha have the same health benefits, but the nutritional value of Matcha is 10 times that of ordinary Chunmee Tea, and the antioxidant content is as high as 137 times. That's incredible! Matcha is rich in antioxidants, which can help fight free radicals. According to the ORAC test method, matcha has 1,300 units per gram. To understand how important this is, pomegranate has 105 units per gram and blueberry has 105 units per gram. This means that the calcium content of matcha tea is 130 times that of ordinary Chunmee Tea and the protein content is 172 times that
What are the benefits of Chunmee Tea and Matcha for your skin?
Studies have shown that regular drinking Chunmee Tea has many benefits for the skin! Chunmee Tea can help reduce the visible signs of aging and fight free radicals. The catechin compounds found in Chunmee Tea can also calm spots on the skin and make the skin red.