Green tea organically grown under shade in Nanshan Village Tea Farm, and stone-ground into a fine powder. The manufacture, preparation and consumption of matcha was invented during the Song Dynasty in China. This tea is extremely healthy and nutrient rich with on average 137 times the number of antioxidants as normal green tea. Matcha can help to burn calories, boost energy levels, memory and concentration, improve cholesterol and detoxify the body. Matcha powder can also be used to make lattes, smoothies and baked goods.