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Green Tea Extract

Dec 04, 2017 0 Comments
Green Tea Extract

Green Tea Extract (Camellia sinensis)

TreeActiv is always on the lookout for the best natural ingredients to incorporate in our products. It is our mission to make you feel and look beautiful. However, we believe that to accomplish just that, organic and natural is the best way to go. There are a lot of artificial and synthetic products in the market promising the same which are even way cheaper in terms of price. Yet, if you are looking for long-term and effective solutions, natural products and ingredients would be ideal. And it’s even beneficial for the environment too.

So, What’s Up With Green Tea?

Green Tea comes from the tea plant called Camellia sinensis. It’s a small evergreen tea with white flowers and is native to Asia. Green Tea leaves are usually picked, steamed or heated,and then rolled before reheating and is considered one of the healthiest drinks on the planet. This can be attributed to its antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory benefits. Green Tea elements include polyphenols (catechins), amino acids (L-theanine), alkaloids (caffeine, theobromine, and theophylline), chlorophyll, fluoride, proteins, carbohydrates, phenolic acids, trace elements, essential oils, vitamins (A, C, and E), and various minerals. There are studies that show how Green Tea helps treat common illnesses such as cardiovascular diseases and even lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Additionally, some studies even show that it helps balance blood sugar levels, enhance mental alertness, and encourages weight loss.

Why Do We Use Green Tea Extract In TreeActiv Products?

Green Tea Extract is very rich in antioxidants which helps fight cell damage caused by free radicals due to aging. Green Tea Extract helps prevent premature signs of aging. The catechins found in Green Tea Extract acts as antibacterial agents that can help in skin detoxification and eliminate acne-causing bacteria. It even reduces inflammation in the pores. Green Tea Extract also acts as a natural astringent as it helps decrease excess sebum. It can also prevent sun damage, thanks to its ability to combat free radical damage. Additionally, due to its anti-inflammatory qualities, Green Tea Extract can calm skin disorders such as psoriasis and rosacea. And aside from your skin, it’s good for your hair too. Green Tea Extract can stimulate the hair follicles, encouraging hair growth. It removes dandruff as well.

TreeActiv Products That Contain Green Tea Extract

Some Fun Facts About Green Tea

  • Green Tea Extract is a good anti-inflammatory agent
  • Green Tea is tagged as a health food that can help prevent various illnesses and conditions
  • Green Tea is a great source of antioxidants
  • Green Tea's effectiveness is dependent on concentration level, processing method, and tea quality
  • More than skin and hair care, Green Tea Extract is also good for the brain and major organs like the heart and the liver

Sources:

https://skincareclub.wordpress.com/2011/03/20/skin-benefits-green-tea-extract/ http://www.smartskincare.com/treatments/topical/greentea.html https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-benefits-of-green-tea-extract http://www.dermascope.com/treatments/green-with-envy-how-green-tea-became-skin-care-s-latest-super-ingredient#.Wdzd71WWbIU https://www.annmariegianni.com/ingredient-showcase-green-tea-providing-health-benefits-inside-and-out/