5 Health Benefits of Drinking Genmaicha Tea

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Genmaicha is a Japanese green tea with brown rice kernels. Once brewed, this tea has a light yellow hue and is quite mild to drink. The taste is nutty and has a subtle aroma of roasted rice, which helps balance the bitterness. If drank often, this tea has some very beneficial health benefits. 

Health Benefits Genmaicha Tea 

1) Antioxidants 

The tea offers an array of antioxidants such as caronteids and ascorbic acid. If drank on a regular basis it can help boost your immune system and also helps drain the toxins from your body. Green Tea has a higher total antioxidants then black tea and even more then some vegetables. Wow!

2) Lower Blood Pressure

Green tea is a proven force against hypertension. It helps to lower your blood pressure so the rest of your body can be at ease. 

3) Cancer Prevention 

Catechins, a type of natural phenol and antioxidant within the Genmaicha Tea helps fight cancer causing cells. 

4) Heart Health

Drinking green tea on a regular basis helps lower your risk of developing heart disease. 

5) Relaxation 

Genmaicha has an active ingredient called theanine, which communicates with your brain and has a soothing relaxation feeling. 

Tasting Notes:

Genmaicha is a traditional Japanese green tea. The lovely vegetal green flavor, indicative of Japan's steaming process, is balanced by the nutty flavor imparted by the roasted rice. The combination becomes an earthy tea that is as soothing to the soul as chicken noodle soup. Light smooth with sweet nutty undertones. 

Features:

  • Premium loose leaf genmaicha tea
  • Origin: Japan
  • Gluten-free & Sugar-free

Tip: Try steeping the tea for 2 - 3 minutes at 180 degrees fahrenheit to find what taste best. 

How to Steep / Ingredients
Use 1-1.5 tsp of tea per 8oz of water. Heat water to 175 degrees and steep for 2 minutes. For stronger flavor, use more tea leaves. 2oz of tea equals 25-30 teaspoons.
 
Ingredients: Green tea, toasted rice

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