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Many of us have known for years, the benefit of using green tea for our health. We have read time after time how good it can be for our skin and it really can help health, green tea can aid skin as well. So, if you want to be certain you are doing all you can for your skin, you may want to consider getting a product that offers green tea in it.

Green tea is a powerful antioxidant that can really help your skin as well as your health. Antioxidants work to heal the body and repair cells so it also works great for the skin as well. Skin care is all about repair and renewal to help the skin look as young as possible and as healthy as possible at the same time.

A lot of research has been done and it consistently shows that tea, including black, green, and white tea, has many health benefits. The antioxidants is this tea is what really can make a huge difference in the appearance of the skin.

The Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology (December 31, 2001) stated that the polyphenols “are the active ingredients in green tea and possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticarcinogenic properties. “Tea has received a great deal of attention because tea polyphenols are strong antioxidants, and tea preparations have inhibitory activity against tumorigenesis. The bioavailability and biotransformation of tea polyphenols, however, are key factors limiting these activities in vivo [in humans]. Epidemiological studies … have not yielded clear conclusions concerning the protective effects of tea consumption against cancer formation in humans.”

It is agreed that (black, green, or white) has potent anti-inflammatory properties. Current research also indicates that epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), an extract of tea, can prevent collagen breakdown and reduce UV damage to skin. This has been proven by many studies and really is good news.

Green tea is a key ingredient in many of ZENMED skin care products. It is great to help soothe and calm the skin as well as used in certain ZENMED moisturizers. This is a great skin care ingredient which you can consistently find in ZENMED products. So, if you want to have great looking skin, you may want to consider using green tea as well as look for products that list it as a key ingredient.

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  • http://www.thevanya.com VANYA

    The antioxidant also helps to fight against the bacteria causing acne. You’ll see a lot of natural anti acne products containing green tea extract.

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