Japanese Green Tea Nishio Sencha: The Most Popular Green Tea in Japan

I took a trip down last week to the Pavilion Shopping Complex in Kuala Lumpur. Strolling down to Tokyo Street, I stopped by the Nishio Japaneses Green Tea booth. After publicly showing my curiosity over the various teacups, teapots and tea, a young girl gave me a few cups of tea to taste.

It was delicious! It had a rather grassy smell and a splendid calming effect. The tea I drank was Nishio Sencha.

The details below are taken from the brochure of Nishio Japanese Green Tea:

Nishio is a great japanese green tea brand in Japan. Since 1854, brand founder develop NISHIOMEIKOUEN products which gradually won nationwide acclaim. From four generation of tea refinement experience in processing green tea in Japan and has been selling japanese green tea with exquisite aroma taste and won a number of awards and certificates of excellent. Nishio’s plantation is from Uji, Kyoto, one of the best japanese green tea produced in Japan.

Three easy steps to brew tea:

  1. Use a cup with a water volume of approx. 300 ml.
  2. Use water at a temperature of approx. 80-90 degrees C. (Just off boiling point)
  3. Infuse Nishio teabag or tea leaves for approx. 2 minutes.

Facts you may not know about Green Tea

  1. Helps lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
  2. May reduce the risk of cancer due to antioxidants
  3. Helps prevent the increase of cholesterol.
  4. Helps control high blood pressure.
  5. Helps lower blood sugar levels.
  6. Helps reduce body fat.
  7. Believed to slow the aging process.
  8. May help prevent food poisoning.
  9. Good for oral hygiene.
  10. Believed to help prevent infection.
  11. Improves dental health and bone density.
  12. Helps fight against flu and other viral diseases.
  13. Natural diuretic.
  14. Helps you focus and stimulates thinking.
  15. It TASTES Great!

Vitamins and Nutrients: Vitamin C, B1, B2, K and folic acid.

Minerals: Green tea is also a good source of magnesium and potassium.

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2 Responses to “Japanese Green Tea Nishio Sencha: The Most Popular Green Tea in Japan”
  1. This really is an incredibly interesting article to read. Thank you for posting this and please come up with more articles like this.

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