TOMOMI 朋美 f JapaneseFrom Japanese 朋 (tomo) "friend" and 美 (mi) "beautiful".
Like in any other country, for Japanese name is important. Japanese sees name has special meanings of characters, a sign of good hope. Just like Tomomi, which means beautiful friend. And the beautiful Tomomi has lot of friends who's many of them jealous of her beautiful and younger-looking skin.
To tell a secret, it is best to trace back to her home village, Uji, where the place is the first and the main tea growing in Japan. Folks there frequently drink matcha for health benefits. A study report that matcha contains antioxidant whereas it is the magical nutrients and enzymes responsible for fighting against the negative effects of UV radiation, giving us younger-looking skin, and preventing a number of life-threatening diseases.
But what is actually matcha? Matcha is finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea. Once tea leaves are harvested, they are steamed then air-dried, locking in the young tea leaves’ bright green color and sweet, vegetal flavor.
This fine ground matcha powder is then mixed with non-diary creamer and sugar to become the best instant matcha product in its class, Exotic Delight Matcha Green Tea. Exotic Delight Matcha Green Tea uses only the best quality matcha powder from Japan and China, which blends with a smooth creamer that the taste will take you into a world of tranquility.
Matcha is a journey of over 4,000 years where Japanese monks visiting China to study Zen Buddhism. When they returned home, they bought their discovery of tea’s wonderful health and healing properties. Tea provided the monks a healthy countenance, immediate energy and a mental focus that enhanced their meditations.
Though at first exclusively used by Zen Buddhist monks, powdered green tea soon became a favourite of the Shōgun and the warrior class. By the 16th century, matcha green tea powder became the star of the tea ceremony (chadō or chanoyu) —a highly intricate tea drinking ritual that celebrates simplicity, tranquility and mutual respect.
A cup of matcha brings a good health as studies reported that apart from its antioxidant resources, matcha also contains higher chlorophyll content than regular green tea. Chlorophyll is useful as a detox for the body, because the chlorophyll can eliminate chemicals and heavy metals in the body. Matcha also has amino acid and L-Theanine which has benefits for relaxation and prevent stress. These amino acids help to improve concentration, relieve drowsiness, and improve mood.
So, there is nothing more beautiful and of great joys in this life than a good friendship, where time spent together with friends and family filled with talking, laughing, and enjoying the quality time with a cup of matcha that brings the relaxing moment, good vibe, and good health. Let’s gather and enjoy matcha!.