Kumato Labs is located in California and produce the highest quality traditional Japanese medicines. Dr. Kumato founded the company in order to bring this Japanese remedy to everyone. Originally this tea was available only to the Shogun. It took Dr. Kumato many years to acquire this herbal remedy from the Sensei healer. He touts that this tea has powerful medicinal benefits that include weight loss, lowering bad cholesterol, elevate mood, stave off depression, boosts physical performance, improves blood circulation, protects cells from oxidative damage and boosts the immune system.