Japanese Sencha green tea

Japanese Sencha green tea

Sencha tea is of Japanese origin, widely consumed in our country and with many benefits and properties. This green tea is usually drunk hot during the coldest months of the year, while during the summer months it is usually drunk cold.

Here are some of the most outstanding benefits of Sencha green tea:

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  • Sencha tea stands out for its natural antioxidant content, especially polinenols and catechins.
  • It is a tea that helps to reduce the action of free radicals, protecting almost all our cells naturally. For this reason, it is useful for cancer prevention.
  • It is favourable for reducing high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, thus improving blood circulation. It also helps to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Another particularity of this variety of green tea is that it contains caffeine, although much less than that found in a cup of coffee. Even so, it does provide theine, so it is a drink that stimulates the nervous system, activating us at times when we need it most.

How to prepare Sencha tea?
The preparation of Sencha green tea is very simple and easy.

  • 1 teaspoon of Sencha green tea per 60 ml. cup and a total of 60 ml. of water.

First, pour boiling water into the cups where you are going to serve the Sencha tea. When the outside of the cups is hot, it means that the water has cooled to the optimum temperature.

Then add the Sencha tea leaves to the teapot, followed by the water. Leave to infuse in the kettle for 1 minute at a temperature of 80ºC.

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And that’s it! You can now serve the tea.

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