Clinical data suggest that green tea is rich in health benefits and beauty that you can enjoy whether drinking or applying directly to your skin. Even the leaves can be used as a gentle exfoliant, guaranteed to give your skin a healthy glow.
Recent research shows that green tea extract is naturally rich in antioxidants that help protect the body against free radicals - naturally occurring particles in the body associated with accelerated aging and an increased risk of serious diseases. Sun exposure to pollution, smoking and excess increases the number of free radicals in the blood, but the powerful antioxidants found in green tea add weight to the strong belief that green tea not only promotes good health, but also makes you look younger.
Traditionally, many types of makeup, lotions, creams and cosmetics have used chemical antioxidants, vitamins A and C, and E as preservatives for their products. Now, research shows that green tea has antioxidant properties of these vitamins more powerful, there is a strong increase in revenue capitalize on its natural advantages.
You do not need to rush to the pharmacy to fill goodies. Concentrated green tea extract is simple to make at home and is a flexible complement both your daily beauty routine and your medicine cabinet.
Just 100g of strong green tea in half a liter of mineral water at room temperature for at least an hour. Strain the liquid and ready to use! It is better to prepare small quantities and use fresh, but the excess liquid can be poured into clean bottles and sterilized and refrigerated.
The liquid can be used as a spritzer, to freshen up the face, or cotton swabs soaked it can be especially soothing for tired or strained eyes. It has antiseptic properties, can be used to treat minor cuts and rashes, and is surprisingly effective when applied to spots and blemishes. It can even be used as a treatment for sunburn - soak a cloth in the liquid and leave on the skin until the area begins to cool.
Green tea is also known for its ability to prevent bad breath - and it has the advantage of good taste if it is swallowed accidentally. Try to make your own toothpaste to the test.
Pour a cup of boiling water over 100g of green tea and steep for Himalaya at least 30 minutes. Make a paste with the liquid and a teaspoon of baking soda and use it to brush your teeth as usual. The natural properties of tea will reduce bad breath and help prevent plaque forming bacteria from attaching to teeth.
This gentle mask will help eliminate toxins from your skin and leaving it soft and silky.
Mix three tablespoons of mayonnaise with a teaspoon of leaves piled organic Himalayan green tea. Apply evenly to the face, avoiding the eye contour, and let stand for 20 minutes. Rinse the mask, then dry and moisturize your face.
British model Sophie Dahl has attributed his weight loss, in part, regular drinking cups of green tea. Sophie followed the advice body's nutritional Dr. David Marshall, who advocates drink as much flushing toxins green tea as possible.
Allegations that it raises the metabolic rate and speeds up fat oxidation are supported by research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (Dulloo A, et al 1999). It is also thought to reduce cholesterol and increase energy expenditure by inhibiting the digestion of fats in the intestine.
The next time you want a cup of tea, consider going green. Not only will it provide you with a refreshing drink, it can also improve your health, help slow the aging process and even make you thinner!