October 14, 2020 3 min read

Hojicha, Sencha, Kabusecha, Gyokuro, Genmaicha, Matcha, Shincha.

What if we tell you that this is the ultimate spell to an immortal life, a secret from the shamans of the Amazon forests.

Okay, but they’re not.

These are the different varieties of green tea, all with their own subtle differences.

Who knew that green tea, the most consumed drink on a global scale, second only to water, could have so many varieties.

Flabbergasted already?

Well, we’ve got more!

Adding to the aesthetic pleasure a cup of green tea can offer, it has some amazing health benefits too :

  1. Green tea is your brain’s best friend

    The caffeine content in green tea works like magic with the amino acid L- theanine to boost your brainpower.
  1. Burn your calories faster

    Green tea helps to increase your metabolism, it comes off as a savior if you wish to lose weight fast, especially in that tummy area. A shot of Akiva’s Green Tea Apple Cider Vinegar Fennel - Metabolism Booster Shots is your ideal drink to boost up your metabolism and cut down on that extra weight. This shot has the benefits of green tea, along with apple cider vinegar and fennel, one shot of this exquisite combo is all you’ll need to kick start your metabolism for the day.
  1. Keeps your breath fresh and dental health in check:

    The Catechins in green tea suppresses the growth of bacteria and can lower the risk of infections in your gums and teeth. It’ll keep your breath fresh too. Have a date to go on? Maybe a sip of green tea can come in handy.
  1. Manage your diabetes

    Did you know that according to a Japanese study, green tea drinkers are less prone to develop Type – 2 diabetes. One more reason to fall in love with this green elixir.
  1. A magma of Antioxidants and Flavonoids

    Green tea is a pool of Antioxidants and Flavonoids, which detoxifies your body, protects your cells from free radicals, and prevents blood-clot formation, atherosclerosis and lowers the risk of cancer. It is one of the natural ways to boost immunity.
  1. Green tea and cholesterol

    Want to cut down on the bad cholesterol in your body? Say no more, the antioxidant EGCG does exactly that, keeping your cholesterol levels in check.
  1. Technology addiction

    Our eyes are bound to get strained with the amount of technology we’ve been using in our general lives. This has only increased during the lockdown, but green tea has got your back here. Vitamin C, Lutein, Vitamin E, and Zeaxanthin in green tea protects and strengthens your eye tissues.
  1. Feeling low on energy and mood lately?

    Fikar not, green tea is an instant mood elevator and energizer. Those who drink green tea daily are less likely to suffer from depression and anxiety.
  1. The drink of the rich & famous

    Ever wondered why green tea is the most sought after drink amongst Hollywood celebrities, from Jennifer Aniston to Johnny Depp, all celebs go gaga over this green drink. Not only does it burn fat faster and helps strengthen immunity, Vitamin B, Manganese, Potassium, Polyphenols, Folate, and Phytochemicals in green tea keep your skin glowing, radiant, and youthful.
  1. An instant remedy to headaches and migraines

    Next time you get a headache, you can count on your green tea for help.
  1. Reduce a smoker’s urge to smoke 

    It worked wonders for our singing sensation, Lady Gaga. Maybe you could reap some of its benefits too.
  1. Keeps your flu & virals at bay

    With the right blend of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and bactericidal properties green tea makes the ideal solution to your common cold and flu problems.
  1. Minimal fat content

    Green tea is the only beverage that has an almost zero-calorie count, so if you’re looking for a healthy go-to snack, green tea is most definitely your best option. Include some weight loss juice along with it in your diet and you are sorted.

    With nearly endless health benefits, it isn’t a surprise that green tea has earned the title of being a ‘superfood’. We know you’re tempted to add green tea into your daily diet, so hurry and get your Akiva's health shots. Your body will definitely thank you later.