Did you know that matcha green tea can help calm nerves, relax your body and is good for meditation?
Matcha is a natural tea that can be used for calming nerves due to the high concentrations of L-theanine and other antioxidants that it contains, which promotes serotonin and dopamine that generates relaxing effects.
Here is why you should consume matcha green tea on the regular to maximise its calming and stress-relieving effect.
L-Theanine is the secret to reducing stress!
Matcha green tea is rich in L-theanine, which is an amino acid found commonly in green tea leaves that helps with relaxation without feeling drowsy.
Minimises Anxiety and Boosts Your Mood
According to this research, by testing it on animals it was found that matcha has a stress-reducing effect in humans. This is because of the L-theanine and antioxidants in matcha that influences and promotes dopamine and serotonin levels, which in turn, lessens anxiety and stress. With your state of mind being calmer and less stressed out, this also boosts your mood and productivity without effects of drowsiness or adrenaline rush.
The Perfect Pair
Matcha does contain caffeine but it won’t give you negative side-effects such as jitteriness like coffee does. This is also because when the high concentrations of L-theanine in matcha is paired with the caffeine content, it not only minimises anxiety but does not make you jittery, nervous or increases your heart rate.
Good for Meditation
Matcha has been used for stress relief by Japanese Zen Buddhist monks for hundreds of years and in their meditative practices. This is because the caffeine and L-theanine in matcha help provide focus and calmness. You can also meditate with matcha green tea in your own home!
To do so, I recommend sitting somewhere peaceful and just fully enjoying your cup of matcha green tea for a few minutes by taking in the aroma and taste of the tea without any disruptions or interruptions. This will allow you to calm your mind and drift away from any thoughts and focus on your breathing. Be sure to also take deep breaths, inhaling and exhaling slowly.
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