Uh oh, the bug got you. It's had it's way with everyone and people have argued about the flu shot and whether or not you should have left home when you are still contageous. But just as a superhero shows up to the rescue, Matcha should be consumed during this time of the year. Always have Matcha in your system. Studies indicate that if you have tea running through your blood when exposed to a virus it has less of an impact on your bodily functions while the amino acid L-Theanine is rushing around your system. Drink Matcha.