Extraction Method/Origin: Steam distillation, extracted from the non-fermented leaves of tea plant (Camellia Sinensis).
Chemical Constituents:The major flavanols in tea are: catechin (C), epicatechin (EC), epicatechingallate (ECG), gallocatechin (GC), epigallocatechin (EGC), and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). EGCG is the most active of the catechins, and this flavanol is often the subject of studies regarding tea antioxidants.
Properties: antioxidant, antimutagenic, antifungal, and anticarcinogenic effects and could protect humans against the risk of cancer.
Common Primary Uses: Green tea essential oil is an anti-free radicals, an antioxidant and a skin regenerating (anti-wrinkles, anti-ageing). This essential oil is very well-used in lymphatic drainage massages.
Body System(s) Affected: Lymphatic drainage system.