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Green Tea
Green tea has a thousand-year-old tradition in Asia. Today it is popular all over the world because of its unique taste and also because of its positive properties on health. At salacca you will find green tea of the very best quality from Japan and Korean. Also tea from organic cultivation is in our offer.
Ever tried green tea with brown rice? This special blend and the healthy effect is very popular in Asia and now also in Germany.
Matcha tea is also part of our tea assortment. Due to the many ingredients Matcha tea offers a healthy alternative to coffee.
Is green tea healthy ?
It has many ingredients which are said to have a good influence. So is it healthy ? Clearly yes. Here are just a few of its properties: it has a regulating effect on blood pressure and also has tannins that calm the stomach and intestines. So a cup of tea after a meal is very beneficial. Green tea also has many polyphenols. These are antioxidants that trap free radicals in our body. They protect against various diseases and slow down aging processes. It also has an antibacterial effect and prevents tooth decay.
Green tea brewing time
The brewing times are as different as the different varieties of green tea. Therefore, you should always follow the instructions on the pack for each new variety. In general the brewing time is 1 to 2 minutes, not more than 3 to 4 minutes. In order for the taste to fully unfold, it is important to pay attention to the correct temperature of the water in addition to the infusion time – it should not be over 80 degrees hot when pouring over.
Does green tea contain caffeine ?
Yes, it contains caffeine. However, the content varies depending on the type of tea. The difference to coffee is that the caffeine from both drinks has a different effect. While you get the full power of coffee right away, but it does not last very long, the caffeine of the tea unfolds its effect slowly and thus lasts over a longer period of time. on you will find teas with different caffeine contents. From Kukicha, which is very mild in taste and contains very little caffeine, to tea with a very high caffeine content, such as Gyokuro: has the best selection.