Green Tea health benefits

Green Tea offers plethora of flavours, tang and bitterness included. It has lots of compounds, which are considered to be beneficial for our health and have different effects on it.

 

Compounds Health benefits
 
 

Catechin

(responsible for tangy flavour in tea)

Reduces cholesterol in bloodstream

Reduces body fat

Regulates blood pressure

Antineoplastic functions

Excellent antioxidants

Works well against flu

Reduces blood sugar

Prevents cavity (antibacterial effect)

Neutralizes unpleasant breath

 

Caffeine

(responsible for bitter flavour in tea)

Increases alertness

(reduces tiredness and drowsiness)

Increases stamina

Prevents the results of excessive consumption of alcohol (reduces hangover)

Slight diuretic effect

 

Theanine

(responsible for strong flavour of tea)

Protects neuronal cells
Causes relaxation (supports production of alpha waves in the brain)
Regulates blood pressure
 
 

Vitamins

Vitamin C Maintains healthy condition of the skin and mucosa (creation of collagen)
Excellent antioxidant
Vitamin B2 Maintains healthy condition of the skin and mucosa
Folic acid Prevents neural tube defect
Prevents atherosclerosis
β-Carotene Improves eyesight and delays its deterioration
Vitamin E Antioxidant
Saoinine Reduces blood pressure
Works well against flu
Fluorine Prevents cavity
γ-Aminobutyric acid Reduces blood pressure
Minerals (potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, etc.) Biological regulators
Chlorofile Neutralizes unpleasant breath