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Health benefits of Hojicha

Although Hojicha is different to other Japanese teas such as Sencha and Gyokuro in color, flavor and natural elements, Hojicha also has health benefits. However Hojicha’s health benefits are slight...

Is Hojicha effective for weight loss?

In general, it is well known that Japanese green tea is effective for weight loss. This is because most of Japanese teas contain high amounts of catechin and caffeine. Catechin works to activate th...

What is Hojicha powder?

Probably you have heard of the Japanese green tea powder, Matcha. Likewise, Hojicha can be also made into the form of powder. This is called Hojicha powder. While Matcha has umani flavor, Hojicha p...

Can we roast by ourselves to make Hojicha?

Yes, you can. You can roast to make Hojicha at any time but probably it is a good time to make when your Sencha (high grade Japanese tea) or Bancha (low grade Japanese tea) has become old and does ...

Can Hojicha be an alternative to coffee?

“Caffeine” has been a focus in health improvements for decades. Some medical researches carried out in recent years indicate that coffee that contains a high amount of caffeine actually works well ...

What is the difference between Hojicha and Sencha?

The biggest difference between Hojicha and Sencha is that Hojicha is a roasted version of Bancha or Sencha. Roasting means its process gives extra heat to tea leaves and reduces the amounts of cate...

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