Green tea is made from Camellia Sinensis leaves which during processing have experienced a slight oxidation. Green tea was founded in China but has been connected to many cultures all over Asia. Green tea has the potential to detoxify the body, which is well established.
Detoxifying is the reduction in your body of toxic substances associated with poor diets and/or chemical contamination. Green teas differ from black or other teas, as they are produced from leaves that are not fermented. This method is apparently polyphenol survival. The use of green tea is attributed to its strong polyphenol content in detoxification.
Here is a list of a few incredible benefits of green tea.
Weight Loss: The metabolism of green tea is improved. The polyphenol present in green tea increases fat oxidation levels.
Diabetes: Green tea helps to slow the increase in blood sugar following intake, reducing glucose levels.
Heart Disease: Green tea blocks blood vessels, allowing them to stay relaxed and help withstand blood pressure adjustments. It also defends from clots that are one of the sources of heart attacks.
Esophageal Cancer: The chance of esophagus cancer is that and cancer cells are also destroyed without affecting healthy tissues in general.
Cholesterol: Green tea decreases bad blood cholesterol and increases the cholesterol-to-bad ratio.
Tooth Decay: Studies show that chemical “catechin” antioxidants in tea can kill bacteria and viruses which trigger throat, tooth decay, and other dental conditions.
Blood Pressure: Regular green tea intake helps reduce the risk of hypertension.
Depression: Theanine is an amino acid found in tea leaves naturally. The drug has a calming and stimulating influence and thus helps to reduce stress.
Anti-viral and Anti-bacterial: Tea catechins are highly effective antibacterial and antiviral agents to manage diseases such as fever and cancer.
Skincare: Green tea also helps in wrinkling and the signs of aging, since antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds are available. Green tea can minimize sun damage if applied topically.