I Love You SO Matcha!

If you love matcha as much as I do, then you probably know about the MANY health benefits matcha provides. Matcha packs a serious punch with its rich nutrition profile and high antioxidant status. The compounds contained in matcha promote youthfulness and vibrancy when used both internally and externally, let’s take a deeper look…

Internally: 

Chlorophyll, a potent detoxifier, increases activity of phase II (liver detox) enzyme cytochrome P450, which enhances the elimination of harmful waste from the body.

Antioxidants, namely EGCg (epigallocatechin gallate) - EGCg is a catechin polyphenol that promotes metabolic and cardiovascular health; has been shown to have anti-cancer and diabetes preventative effects.

L-Theanine, an essential amino acid that has been shown to support the central nervous system by stabilizing mood, increasing relaxation, and creating a sense of calmness. Great for enhancing mindfulness practices such as meditation!

Externally: 

Chlorophyll is shown to have skin healing effects on wounds, it also fights acne-causing bacteria and cleanses the skin.

Antioxidants are the high density of antioxidants in matcha helps prevent aging of the skin by fighting free radical damage and tissue oxidation, preventing fine lines and wrinkles. The antioxidants are also anti-inflammatory, so they can decrease redness and signs of rosacea as well. One cup of matcha has as many antioxidants as 10 cups of brewed green tea!

Caffeine stimulates the microcirculation of blood flow in the facial tissue, reducing dark circles and plumping the skin.

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~ Ariel Welch



Andrea Telfer