Healthy and Delicious
A healthy you starts in the gut, which is considered to be our second brain
WHAT MAKES BUCKWHEAT
GOOD FOR YOU
Buckwheat tea draws the nutrients, vitamins, and minerals from the buckwheat kernel, into a healthy strong drink. Gluten and caffeine-free, you can drink soba tea any time of day, without the worry of sleepless nights or discomfort.
Numerous studies conducted in Japan show that rutin, a nutrient contained in buckwheat, helps to prevent and heal inflammation in the body.
Buckwheat tea contains a number of Antioxidants - naturally occurring compounds that protect the body from harmful free radicals that can improve the body’s immune response.
While this is true of many plant-based foods, buckwheat is exceptionally packed with antioxidants that have been shown to increase metabolic function, lower blood pressure, and providing other health benefits.
Additionally, the phenolic acid and selenium in buckwheat tea are beneficial for regulating digestion, reducing inflammation and enhancing overall immunity.
A history of BUCKWHEAT grain
An ancient plant, long cultivated for its grain-like seeds, buckwheat has been a staple for various Asian and European cultures. Originating on the high plains of southeastern China, the seeds and hull have been used for a wide variety of culinary purposes.
Over the last centuries, buckwheat’s role in these societies has been gradually replaced by rice and other cereal grains. Recent research has uncovered the buckwheat health benefits, leading to a new uses of a seed.
Named after its triangular seeds resembling beech nuts, buckwheat is not related to wheat and is actually a member of the same species as rhubarb.
This means that buckwheat does not contain gluten, making it a perfect solution for people with gluten-related disorders such as celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity.
Common products featuring buckwheat are tea, noodles in Korea and France (also known as soba), flour in France (also known as ble noir), pasta in Italy, bread and jelly in India, even beer and whiskey in China, and of Grechka, a porridge-like dish in Russia.