Japan summer is really hot, and also humidity is high. Fire and Disaster Management Agency announced 11,672 people taken to hospital by ambulance and 25 people died by heatstroke for a week (27 July to 2 August), this is serious.
Mugicha is recognised good beverage to prevent heatstroke. Typical effect-efficacy are,
- Cools down body fever
- Lower blood pressure, smoothing blood
- Protects gastric mucosal
- Contains mineral
I can understand why I want to drink Mugicha in summer. My body wants!
Sweating lose salinity and minerals. This disrupt the regulating function of the body and come remaining fever inside the body. It is important to take in water, salt, mineral, and also to cool down. Mugicha is very effective to control your body temperature. Sweating also make the blood sticky, but Mugicha has the effect to smooth it.
Antioxidant effect prevents mottle and spots in the strong summer UV.
And 100% barley made doesn't contain caffeine. It's safe for children and aged.
Note: There are some Mugicha which blends other leaf tea that contains caffeine.