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The many well-researched health benefits of green tea make it a great beverage to include in your diet for the prevention of diseases, high cholesterol levels, rheumatoid arthritis, infection, tooth decay, and many others. Green tea contains an called epigallocatechin-3 gallate (EGCG).
Green tea also contains amino acids such as theanine, tyrosine, and leucine, xanthine alkaloids such as adenine, dimethylxanthine, theobromine, theophylline, and xanthine; carbohydrates such as pectin (also found in fruits), along with glucose, sucrose, and fructose; pigments such as chlorophyll, and triterpene saponins. vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, and E are also found in green tea.
Research shows that people who regularly drink green tea do not fall victim to common bacterial and viral infections as it boosts the immune system. The catechins, present in green tea, prevent bacteria and viruses from attaching themselves to cell to infect them. These catechins also counter the toxins released by microbes. This property protects you from bad breath, dysentery, diarrhea, tooth decay, and flu caused by the microbial and fungal action.
Astringent substances trigger contractions in muscles and tissues while toning up muscles and skin. Even if you do not wish to drink this tea, a simple, daily mouthwash with it can cause sufficient contraction in your gums to keep them firm and tight on the teeth, thus preventing loosening and loss of teeth. Also, rubbing green tea onto your scalp not only increases hair growth but also reduces inflammatory issues, such as dandruff and hair fall.