Matcha lattes have been all the rage lately, with the beverage taking over cafe chains all over the world.
Matcha, which can literally be translated to “powdered tea,” is harvested from high-quality tea leaves and offers more health benefits as it involves ingesting the actual leaves, unlike the average cuppa.
Matcha has been said to boost metabolism, which can help with weight loss, and slow or even halt the production of cancer cells. And compared to a cup of coffee, which can leave you jittery, the caffeine in a cup of matcha releases at a slower pace, leaving you alert but still calm.
It’s no wonder this tea has become the new trendiest flavor in cafes and bakeries worldwide. If you’re shopping for a matcha aficionado this Christmas, here are 12 matcha-themed products they are sure to love.
1. This fresh-smelling matcha candle with hints of Japanese satsumas.
2. This acne-fighting, pore-cleaning matcha mud mask.
3. These socks to show just how “matcha” you love someone.
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