Green tea is rich in antioxidant substances, called polyphenols, which prevent the destructive action of free radical molecules that degenerate cells, helping, for example, in the fight against cancer and aging. Green tea is also rich in tannin that lowers LDL (bad cholesterol) rates and strengthens arteries and veins, helping to prevent heart and circulatory diseases.
Helps prevent cavities; it is anti-inflammatory and anti-flu; helps the immune system. It can stop diarrhea. Prevents the formation of stones in the gallbladder and kidneys. Normalizes thyroid function. Facilitates skin regeneration. It improves the breathing of asthmatics (due to theophylline). Green tea also contains manganese, potassium, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B1 and vitamin B2. Green tea is a diuretic.