• What is Matcha?

    • Overview: Matcha is a unique green tea from Japanese tea ceremonies, which is made from ground tea leaves.
    • Production: Matcha is produced by shading tea bushes before harvest to boost chlorophyll, then picking, steaming, drying, and stone-grinding the finest buds into powder.
    • Health Benefits: Rich in antioxidants like EGCG, matcha enhances calm, boosts memory and concentration, increases energy, and aids in detoxification.
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  • Matcha Health Benefits

    L-theanin: Promotes relaxation and enhances focus by stimulating alpha brain waves.

    Catechin: A polyphenol offers potent antioxidant and antibacterial effects.

    EGCG: A powerful antioxidant reduces inflammation, aids in weight loss, and improves heart and brain function.

    Chlorophyll: Aids in skin healing, detoxification, and enhancing red blood cell quality.

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  • Does Matcha Have Caffeine?

    • Caffeine Content: Matcha has 50-70mg of caffeine per 2g serving, milder than the 95mg in an 8oz cup of coffee.
    • Calm, Focused Energy: The blend of caffeine and high L-theanine in matcha promotes calm focus, enhances alpha brain waves, and provides stable, prolonged energy without coffee's spikes.
    • Gentle Absorption: Matcha's whole leaf form results in slow caffeine absorption, improving concentration and being gentler for those sensitive to caffeine.
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  • Matcha vs. Coffee

    • Energy Boost: Coffee provides a spike with 95mg of caffeine per 8oz serving, while matcha offers a steadier boost with 70mg per 2g serving due to L-theanine, reducing jitters.
    • Health Benefits: Coffee's antioxidants reduce certain diseases, but matcha has higher levels of antioxidants like EGCG, enhancing calm and metabolism. Matcha is also gentler on the stomach and less disruptive to sleep.
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  • Matcha vs. Green Tea

    • Cultivation and Form: Both matcha and regular green tea come from the Camellia sinensis plant. Matcha is shade-grown and finely ground, while regular green tea is not.
    • Nutritional Profiles: Matcha is richer in nutrients, with about 200mg of catechins per 2oz serving. Steeped sencha has 16.3mg, and bancha has 4.6mg.
    • Flavor and Texture: Matcha has a rich flavor and creamy texture, while regular green tea has a lighter taste.
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About Us

ROKUCHA began distributing matcha to contribute to global health and wellness.

The founder, after living overseas and noticing the large consumption of soda, envisioned replacing it with green tea for a healthier lifestyle.

Based near Nishio, a major production area of matcha in Japan, ROKUCHA is dedicated to bringing the best Nishio matcha to the world.

Enjoy our matcha, reap the health benefits, and savor the moment.