Sencha Green Tea

Teas usually come from the Camellia Sinensis plant. The difference between variance of teas depends on cultivation and further alteration. Made out from those green tea leaves processed in the direct sunlight, the Sencha tea leaves get plucked during the first, second flush. But the tea leaves plucked from the first flush are usually of the best quality. Leaves from the upper shoots are plucked because they have a much better taste and higher in quality as compared to those of the lower shoots. After the tea leaves get plucked, they are steamed further to prevent decaying. This process takes less than a minute. The leaves plucked are then dried and rolled. After rolling, the leaves attain the required needle shape and as an addition the juices inside the leaves get released by this action, so that the taste gets augmented.

Procedure for making Sencha Tea at home:-

  • Firstly, boil the required water in the saucepan.
  • Then transfer the boiled water into the assigned tea cups.
  • Settle the Sencha into the teapot. One teaspoon of Sencha serves one person. So place the Sencha amount accordingly on the teapot.
  • Now transfer the water from the teacups into the teapot
  • Keep the teapot covered with lid and let it brew for at least 1 minute.
  • Pour the tea in the required cups and enjoy hot

Health Benefits:

  • Fights against free radicals:-These free radicals molecules tend to harm the body by causing cancer, speeding up ageing. Sencha green tea has those antioxidants which help to fight the body against free radicals.
  • Curtails bad cholesterol:- Sencha green tea reduces bad cholesterol. This in turn leads to the lowering of blood pressure as well as heart diseases.
  • Energy Renewal:- This tea contains caffeine so it will give you a retrieval of positive energies. Also the amino acid called theanine present in this green tea calm down the body
  • Corrects Oral Health:- Sencha tea contains fluoride which strengthens the teeth.

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