Natural Health Remedies of Green Tea

There are natural health remedies in some of the foods we consume today and sometimes, we don’t even know about their healing properties. Take for instance – green tea. We often sip a cup or so in a Japanese restaurant and some of you may have heard the wonderful benefits of this common beverage.

The rich presence of catechin polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is the reason why green tea has so many health benefits. A powerful antioxidant, EGCG can not only inhibit the growth of cancer cells but can also destroy them without harming healthy cells.

I was in a friend’s house having a meal and we were discussion about atv and stuff when he told me that he was diagnosed with a height in his cholesterols. Apparently, another benefit of green tea is its ability to lower down cholesterol levels and improve the ratio between good (HDL) cholesterol and bad (LDL) cholesterol. This is a leading cause of strokes and heart attacks.

Where natural health remedies is concerned, green tea has greater health benefits compared to other Chinese teas like oolong and black tea, which come from the plant Camellia sinensis. What makes green tea different is the process by which it is made. Green tea owes much of its health benefits to how the Camellia sinensis leaves are steamed. The process stops the EGCG health benefit of green tea from oxidizing.