For the study, the researchers performed a test with an elevated plus maze – a rodent fear test – and found that the anxiety states in mice afterwards were reduced matcha powder or eat matcha extract.
Japanese Matcha Tea – Health Benefits: How often do you drink green tea in one day? 2 or maybe 3 times? Despite its terrible taste, it likes to drink it because it offers amazing health benefits. But have you ever tasted anything better than green tea? Yes, we speak of Japanese Matcha tea, which helps to reduce your anxiety.
What is Japanese Matcha tea?
- Japanese tea is nothing but a powder of leaves made from green tea bushes by Camellia Sinensis. Just like green tea, Japanese Matcha tea has the same health benefits as green tea.
- Recent research in the Journal of Functional Foods found that consuming matcha tea reduces anxious behavior in mice. (This study has been tested on rodents.)
- According to the scientists, the cooling effect of Japanese Matcha tea is due to the properties that trigger dopamine D1
The lead author of research by Yuki Kurauchi from Kumamoto University in Japan said that this research is not the conclusion, another study is needed. However, this study shows that matcha can bring benefits to the human body, as it was once used for years as a medical tool. Yuki added that they hope their study on matcha tea could bring health benefits worldwide.
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For the research, the scientists performed an "elevated labyrinth" test. It is a fear test for mice. In the test it was found that the fear in rodents after the Matcha tea (in the form of powder and extract) subsides.
Examination of the anxiolytic activity of Japanese Matcha revealed a stronger influence on Matcha powder (extract). The matcha powder was obtained using the composition of eighty percent ethanol corresponding to the powder derived only from hot water. Matcha is the extract of new leaves of the ninety percent shade-grown Camellia sinensis green tea bushes.
Aside from reducing anxiety, Japanese Matcha tea also offers several other benefits, such as:  It contains many antioxidants
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Written by: Tavishi Dogra
Source: Editorial staff of Onlymyhealth July 11, 2019