Green tea oil is thick, viscos with dark color have herbous smell with many useful properties. It is an astringent; this means it has the property to constrict and shrink body tissue. It is an antioxidant; this means it neutralizes free radicals in the body. Free radicals occur naturally in the body, but are also produced by exposure to ultraviolet rays, radiation. It also has anti-aging properties as it inhibits the breakdown of collagen that is responsible for keeping the skin firm and elastic.
Green tea oil, and green tea leaves are widely used because of their beneficial properties. Green tea oil is used in the cosmetics industry to manufacture creams, soaps, shampoos, hair conditioners, lotions, perfumes and massage oils, because of its anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and astringent properties.
It is used as a therapeutic oil in aromatherapy. Five drops of Greentea oil mixed in 10 ml of carrier oil can be added to a warm bath to relax the muscles.
Green tea is believed to reduce the severity of an asthma attack by relaxing the muscles that support the bronchial tubes.
The polyphenols in green tea neutralize harmful free radicals and are regarded to be 200 times stronger than Vitamin E. They are believed to possess properties that protect against cancer. Green tea is rich in Vitamins A, B, and E.
Green tea is used as an alternative medicine to treat dyssentry, gastroentritis, and hepatitis. It is believed to lower LDL or bad cholesterol and raise HDL or good cholesterol. Green tea is believed to protect the liver. It is also believed to benefit diabetic patients. Moreover, green tea protects the teeth and enamel by preventing plaque formation. It is also believed to fight the flu virus.
Green tea inhibits the breakdown of collagen and hence keeps wrinkles at bay.
Green tea essential oil can interfere with blood thinning medication, and should therefore be consumed under a physician's guidance.
It can interfere with the absorption of other medicines and should therefore not be consumed along with these.
Application and consumption of green tea oil is not recommended for women who are pregnant or are nursing.
GreenTea Essential Oil, 10ml
GreenTea Essential Oil, 100% Pure