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What is Sencha Tea?

Sencha tea is one unusual form of green tea that is mainly grown in Japan. To prepare this unique variety, only the upper leaves and shoot tips are used Freshly harvested in spring, then steamed and rolled become.



The taste of Japanese Sencha tea is fresh, grassy and slightly sweet. The combination of different flavors in combination with a mild and slightly bitter taste makes it a favorite of many tea lovers.



Sencha tea can be prepared in different ways. One of the most common methods is the "usucha" (thin preparation), in which approximately 2g tea to 100ml water be used. There is also the "koicha" (thick preparation), which uses more tea leaves to make a thicker and sweeter cup of tea. The Brewing time is at approx. 90 degrees 1-1.5 minutes.



Sencha contains various ingredients including Caffeine, catechins, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. The catechins in Sencha, in particular Epigallocatechingallat (EGCG), have powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

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