4 SURPRISING WAYS MATCHA BOOSTS THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Keep reading to find out more about how it can help defend your body against flu-like diseases and minimize inflammation.
Immune System Boost 1: Matcha Green Tea Powder Fights the Flu
Matcha's high antioxidant content, particularly (EGCG) assists your body’s production of T-Cells which reduce inflammation and fight pathogens. This means matcha is a great immune system booster as we approach flu season!
Immune System Boost 2: Matcha Naturally Detoxifies
Matcha is a powerhouse of chlorophyll (where the vibrant green comes from) due to the unique shading process the tea plants undergo. As a result, matcha helps detoxify the body of harmful chemicals, toxins and heavy metals.
Immune System Boost 3: Matcha Kills Bacteria
Matcha contains a high level of both flavonoids and antioxidants which form a powerful anti-bacterial defense force! The flavonoids present will eliminate bad breath, kill off bacteria from viruses/infections while the flavonoids are perfect for soothing a sore throat.
Immune System Boost 4: Matcha Reduces Inflammation
Matcha can help reduce inflammation and arthritis pain because of its active ingredient EGCG, which is a powerful antioxidant that works to stop the production of certain inflammatory chemicals in the body. Matcha contains a much higher level of EGCG compared to standard green tea bags making it the perfect immune system boosting drink.