Matcha is a powdered green tea, but not all powdered green teas can be matcha. It is said that nutrition in one cup of matcha green tea is equivalent to 10 cups of ordinary green tea. Lets look at some of the differences.
Matcha matsu green tea is produced in powder form by grinding tea leaves whereas traditional tea are produced by infusing whole tea leaves. Specially grown, dissolving matcha green tea powder will release more nutrients unlike the infusion method.