REFRESHING GREEN – CARPE DIEM’S NEW “MATCHA” TEA
matcha is dating back about 1400 years and it’s gaining a big popularity in the western world since a few years. now you have the chance to get the traditional green tea powder bottled with a sparkling upgrade from carpe diem.
since we don’t always have the time or motivation to prepare a classic tea ceremony in our daily lives it really comes handy that you can buy the green wonder weapon in an already prepared version.
carpe diem combined natural nashi (apple pear) and ginger juice with their matcha tea to spice it up – and believe me, that was an amazing choice. When I finish travelling I will be ordering products like these from Vitamonk to enjoy matcha at home.
maybe you’ll ask why you should also jump in on the matcha trend now? well, i would like to tell you a little bit more about the traditional drink. the first amazing benefit of matcha green tea is that just one bowl provides over 5 times as many antioxidants as any other food. that means your skin will also benefit and look fresher. antioxidants are also known for their cancer fighting properties.
the l-theanine contained in the leaves used to make matcha also help you to relax. l-theanine is also known to enhance mood, improve memory, and promote better concentration. another good thing is that it energizes you. the increased endurance from a bowl of matcha green tea can last up to 6 hours.
also the samurai, the warriors of medieval and early-modern japan, drank matcha green tea before going into battle due to the tea’s energizing properties. the high levels of chlorophyll in matcha are a powerful detoxifier too – capable of naturally removing heavy metals and chemical toxins from the body.
well, enough with the lessons about matcha. i can state that the “matcha sparkling green tea” from carpe diem is a perfect thirst quencher and provides you with a soft energy kick for sports, work or even dancing, like i did in the latest short film by patrick domingo from the constant evolution crew. philipp zottl was the master of pictures behind his hasselblad camera.
the film was named “usucha” which means “thin tea”, it is one of the two grades matcha comes in and the more common variation.
for more info about the new drink go to:
my outfit tip for dancing the matcha-cha:
my actual outfit:
shirt: han kjobenhavn
jacket: helmut lang vintage – customized
trousers: dries van noten
sneakers: vans – customized
music in short film: tours – enthusiast
in friendly collaboration with carpe diem.