One of the best sources of polyphenols, green tea (also known as plant-based antioxidants) green tea is considered to a better alternative to beverages such as coffee and other blends of tea. Green tea is world-famous for its health benefits, but today we will look at the various beauty benefits that this tea offers. For drinkers, the best way to consume green tea is to brew the loose tea leaves instead of using a tea bag. But this doesn't mean that tea bags can't be utilized for other purposes. Apart from aiding one achieve a healthy body, green tea creates wonders for healthy eyes, skin, and hair.
a. Healthy Skin: Green tea supplies antioxidants that carry beneficial properties for a healthy skin and regular drinkers of green tea will vouch for this. However, those who have not developed a taste for this beverage yet can use green tea for beauty purposes. There are many cosmetic products for skin available with green tea as a main ingredient. These significantly help lessen sun damage and inflammation. Polyphenols have been known to speed down the process of aging. Homemade green tea concoctions can be used to treat minor cuts, blemishes and sun burns. Furthermore, green tea leaves can be utilized as exfoliators.
b. Healthy Hair: Green tea inhibits the growth of DHT (Dihydrotestosterone) which is considered a main cause of slow hair growth and excessive hair fall. People also use green tea - for its antiseptic properties - to treat common hair problems such as dandruff and psoriasis by significantly reducing inflammation. The many nutrients present in the tea are known to soften the hair and stimulate its growth. Polyphenols and vitamins E and C together can give your hair the lustrous shine that you so desire. Prepare a homemade concoction and use it regularly to rinse your hair after you have used your shampoo and conditioner.
c. Healthy Eyes: Tea bags have been considered a time tested beauty technique to keep the eyes healthy. After a tiring day at work, you can use green tea bags to enjoy immediate relief from strain. Cool the tea bags and place them on your eyes for about fifteen to twenty minutes. Green tea contains an essential nutrient called tannin that works as an astringent in shrinking the skin around eyes. In order words, green tea bags can help reduce swelling and keep your eyes fresh and healthy.
We can see how green tea is even beneficial for those who don't drink the beverage. If you have someone at home who consumes green tea on a regular basis, ask them to store the leaves or bags for you. If not, you can buy green tea online from a number of Indian stores selling authentic blends and varieties. Remember, healthier choices make for a healthier lifestyle.
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Ranjeeta Mundhra is a tea connoisseur and a master blender at Jay Tea. Her love for tea and different cultures keeps her busy. When she is not working, she likes to cook food, go dancing, and travel far and wide.