Move Over, Coffee — Try Sipping On One Of These Matcha Teas Instead

Green is the new black.

by Natalia Lusinski
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Matcha tea, made from green tea leaves in Japan, is a great alternative to coffee, as it still contains caffeine, but doesn’t give you the jittery side effects. Plus, it provides you with energy and health benefits, like being rich in antioxidants.


With Clevr’s Matcha Superlatte, you just add water and you’ll have a latte that’ll energize you with its adaptogens and mushrooms. Plus, it contains probiotics, so it helps your gut health, too. And with only 45 mg of caffeine, it won’t make you anxious like regular coffee can.Clevr
Ocha & Co.’s Organic Japanese Matcha Green Tea Powder can be used as tea — or you can add it to your favorite smoothie. It’s sourced in Shizuoka, Japan and is 100% natural, without any additives.Ocha & Co.
Jade Leaf’s Organic Ceremonial Matcha (Teahouse Edition) can be used to make the matcha of your choice: traditional hot matcha, an iced matcha, or a latte. The leaves are from both the Uji (Kyoto) region and the Kagoshima region to bring you a robust matcha flavor.Jade Leaf
Get Matcha from The Republic of Tea will help you get your matcha fix. It’s made from a combo of Japanese green matcha powder, Chinese green tea leaves, and South African raw green rooibos. Unlike other matcha teas, it comes in tea bags versus a powder.The Republic of Tea
This Energizing Green Tea Mix from Cure will wake you up in no time. With plant-based ingredients, no GMOs, and no added sugars, it epitomizes healthy. Plus, it contains electrolytes, which is not common among other matcha teas.Cure
Akira Organic Ceremonial Matcha by Matcha Konomi is as traditional as matcha gets and hails from Uji, Kyoto (Japan). Simply add some to hot (but not fully boiled) water and whisk until frothy. Yum!Matcha Konomi
PureChimp Matcha Green Tea Powder will give you energy and help your concentration, as well as provide you with lots of antioxidants (more than chocolate, walnuts, or spinach, the company states).PureChimp
This Tenzo Matcha Green Tea Powder comes with a storage tin, scooper, and electric mixer so you can whip your matcha to perfection. (It also comes with fun recipes to try, so you can make more than an ordinary cup of hot matcha!)Tenzo
If you’re looking for increased energy and focus — and a boost of amino acids and antioxidants — Golde’s Pure Matcha can do the trick! It contains chlorophyll, too, which works as a green detoxifier, and the matcha itself is shade-grown in Uji, Japan.Golde

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