Green Tea Benefits
EGCG is one of the most powerful compounds in Võrratu Green Tea.
Polyphenols, also known as natural compounds, may help as research suggests, reduce inflammation and help fight cancer.
Catechin called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) are a natural antioxidant that can help prevent cell damage and provide other benefits.
May Improve Brain Function
One of the key ingredients in green tea is caffeine, which is known as a stimulant. Apart from caffeine, L-theanine is also another all natural ingredient that can boost brain function. Much research has suggested that caffeine can improve various aspects of brain function, which includes mood, vigilance, reaction time, and memory.
May Help With Weight Loss
If you look for any ingredient to assist with fat burning, you will most likely see green tea. This is because green tea extract can increase fat oxidation.
Lower Risk of Cancer
Did you know cancer is caused by uncontrolled growth of cells, making it one of the leading causes of death?
Antioxidants in green tea can help protect against oxidative damage. Research shows that oxidative damage may lead to chronic inflammation, leading to chronic diseases, including cancers.
May Reduce the Effect of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
Several studies have shown that catechins compounds in green tea may have various protective effects on neurons in test tubes and animal models. Concluding that these studies show the possibilities of green tea lowing the risk of dementia.
Alzheimer’s disease is a common neurodegenerative disease and is most common cause of dementia.
Parkinson’s disease is another common neurodegenerative disease and involves the death of dopamine-producing neurons in the brain.
Dental Health and Lowering Risk of Infection
Many test tube studies show that catechins may suppress the growth of bacteria. This may potentially lower the risk of bacterial infections. One of the common bacterium in the mouth is streptococcus mutans. This is usually what causes plaque formation, which is what leads to cavities and tooth decay.
Many studies have shown that catechins in green tea can prevent the oral bacteria growth. Concluding that by drinking green tea, there is possibility to reduce bad breath and oral infections.
May Lower the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Several studies have shown that green tea may improve insulin sensitivity, resulting in the reduction of blood sugar levels.
May Assist With Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
Green teas ability to increase the antioxidant capacity of the blood may protect the LDL particles from oxidation, which leads to heart disease.
May Help Lose Weight and Body Composition
The ingredients in green tea have been suggested to reduce body fat. Though some studies do not show a significant increase in weight loss and further studies are suggested to confirm this effect.
May Help You Live Longer
It is suggested that by consuming green tea, a person has the ability to live longer. A study in Japan has concluded that 76% of participants were less likely to die within the study period.
Peppermint Leaves Benefits
May Help Relieve Tension Headaches and Migraines
Peppermint is known to act as a muscle relaxant and pain reliever. This may help diminish certain types of headaches. Menthol which is in peppermint oil increases blood flow and provides a cooling sensation and it may even help relieve pain.
May Freshen Breath
Antibacterial properties help kill germs that cause dental plaque, which may help improve breath.
May Relieve Clogged Sinuses
Peppermint is known to have antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. These properties may help peppermint tea fight clogged sinuses due to infections, the common cold and allergies.
May Improve Sleep
Naturally caffeine-free and is ideal for a drink prior to sleep. A study showed that menthol in peppermint had a sedative effect.
May Improve Seasonal Allergies
Rosmarinic acid is a plant compound rosemary and plants in the mint family. This compound is found to reduce symptoms of allergic reactions, such as a runny nose, itchy eyes and asthma. A study found that those given Rosmarinic acid orally had fewer symptoms of itchy nose, itchy eyes and other symptoms than those given placebo.