Benefits of using Green Tea

An article written by Donna Tokugawa

All "real teas" comes from one plant: Camellia sinensis. However this generalization is equivalent to saying that all wine comes from a grape. Cultivars, terroir and processing are what make the difference. Many plants such as chamomile, mint and lavender can be steeped or brewed into a tisane for very different yet powerful benefits. It is most important to understand the enormous medicinal importance of tea from the Camellia sinensis, and its application in skin care.

Tea varieties include white, yellow, green, oolong, red and black, all of which are abundant in nutritional properties. However all teas are not created equally, and not every tea should be used in skin care. Loose leaf tea is significantly superior to tea bags when it comes to skin care. Tea bags use materials that may have been bleached or contain petroleum oil by-products, have a gluten seal and generally lower quality tea.

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Benefits of using Green Tea