Green tea is considered to be a magical ingredient for the skin. It is derived from the leaves of the tea plant Camellia sinensis. It has active components called polyphenols or catechins that work in your skin’s favour to treat an umpteen number of skin woes. Mainly because of its antioxidant properties and anti-inflammatory nature, green tea is a favourite among skincare enthusiasts.
Its most beneficial effects are associated with catechins, particularly epigallocatechin-3-gallate. Oral and topical usage of epigallocatechin-3-gallate catechins is significantly beneficial for your skin as well as all over health.