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The Path of Zen

Over 800 years ago a young Buddhist priest by the name Myoan Eisai left his native Japan on a spiritual journey for greater awareness and knowledge. Eisai returned to Japan with a new found philosophy called ‘Chan’ and some unique tea seeds. Using the Chan philosophy Myōan Eisai created the Rinzai School of Zen Buddhism in Japan and became  "Zen Master Eisai".

The Special Tea seeds were given to a learned Buddhist priest named Myoe shonnin to plant on the grounds of a temple near Kyoto. These special tea leaves made a green tea powder called Matcha. The Buddhist monks found that Matcha had exceptional health and spiritual qualities and used this tea to increase focus and chi energy for Zen meditation.

The Uji Way (Ujido)
During this time, Master Myoe discovered a sacred location with the perfect climate and soil to grow superior Matcha. This place was called Uji, located in the beautiful hills of southern Kyoto. Soon Uji gained the reputation of producing the finest Grown Matcha in all of Japan. The fame and quality of Uji-grown Matcha spread far and wide and even caught the attention of the most powerful ruler of that region: Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu (builder of the Famous Zen Temple Kinkakuji in Kyoto).

Today Uji-grown Matcha is known as the highest quality Matcha in the world and is sought after by Matcha enthusiasts far and wide.

What makes Ujido Matcha the best :

  • Over 180 years in producing Uji Matcha by enviromental traditional way
  • Grown in an authentic covered tea garden for Highest Nutrition
  • Choice of the Imperial Families and Zen Budhist monks past and present
  • Pleasing Rich creamy taste with slight sweetness
  • High quality control and low bacteria count
  • Tea leaves are 100% genuinely hand picked.
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Ujido Matcha Health Benefits:

  • Assists in Weight Loss, boosting calorie and fat burning
  • 130 times the antioxidants of brewed green tea
  • 1,573 ORAC antioxidant score high level compared to Gojiberries: 253 Dark Chocolate: 227 Pomegranate: 105 Wild blueberries: 93 Acai berries: 60 Broccoli: 31
  • High in chlorophyll
  • High in L-Theanine Reduces physiological and psychological stress & Relaxes and refreshes the body
  • Improves focus and clearer thinking
  • Great source of EGCG Polyphenols