Sources & References

Matcha green tea powder has been around since antiquity. It was used by the Zen monks at the genesis of Buddhism through their long hours of meditation and carried into the traditions of the Samurais. 

As such, it has since been so widely researched across countless studies and is actively being studied further as Matcha makes it's reemergence into the world through our collective pursuit of health and wellness.

Throughout the Miaroo Matcha website we share the information and data presented by this research. We do so for informational purposes and not as medical advice. Please continue to do your due diligence by reviewing our sources below:


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