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Jeju Green Tea

Jeju Green Tea

Quick Facts

EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate), was found to exhibit a wide range of therapeutic properties, including:

  • anti-oxidant
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-atherosclerosis
  • anti-myocardial infarction
  • anti-diabetes

In a 2012 study, these plant polyphenols were shown to also offer cancer-prevention effects when used to protect the skin and immune system support.

Details

Green tea is cultivated widely in Asia and consumed across the globe. Jeju Island is well-known for green tea cultivation in South Korea along with Bosung and Hadong. Clean environment, with volcanicsoil and bedrock water, makes Jeju green tea special. In spring, many travelers enjoy watching its firstharvest of the year in Jeju Island. Depending on the harvest time of green tea leaves, it can be dividedinto many different names like first, second, and third green tea. The later it is harvested, the more vitamin C and polyphenols but with less caffeine and fragrance components containing in the leaves ofgreen tea. Polyphenols are known as key compounds to cause the astringent taste in green tea. Therefore, first green tea taste is preferred and more expensive than later ones. Tea drinking culture hasa long history, originating back from the ancient Shang dynasty in China c. 1,600 BC, written to ‘cureall disease.

Lots of scientific studies elucidated health benefits of Camellia sinensis, including its well-knownanti-oxidant, catechins. Its saponins were also evaluated to have anti-inflammatory activity, and greentea leaf extract was reported to have a broad range of anti-microbial effects.

Green tea and the skin around your eyes

f you’re experiencing swelling around your eyes, this green tea home remedy for puffy eyes may provide relief. It’s a simple method.

Here are the steps:

  • Steep or soak two green tea bags for tea to drink.
  • Squeeze the bags to remove excess liquid.
  • Put the tea bags in the refrigerator for 10 to 20 minutes.
  • Place the tea bags on your closed eyes for up to 30 minutes.
  • Advocates for this treatment suggest that the combination of caffeine and a cold compress will help alleviate the puffiness.

Although clinical research does not support this method, the Mayo Clinic recommends using a cool compress (washcloth and cool water).

Also, according a 2010 article in the Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, the caffeine in green tea can constrict the blood vessels to reduce swelling and inflammation.

Precautions

The area around your eyes is sensitive, so before attempting this remedy, consider:

  • washing your hands and face
  • removing makeup
  • removing contact lenses
  • keeping liquid out of your eyes
  • avoiding tea bags with staples

As with any home remedy, talk with your doctor before trying it. Also, stop using it if you experience any pain or irritation.