Friday, February 20, 2009

Useful properties of green tea

Useful properties of green teaThe clinical research proved the fact that green tea is a source of health and beauty; we can derive it from tea drinking, or from skin applications with green tea. Even green tea leaves can be used as a noble exfoliant giving your skin healthy shine.

Recent studies have shown that green tea extract is rich with antioxidants that could help to protect us from free radicals which are naturally occurring particles in our body. Free radicals are associated with premature senility; they increase the risk of critical illnesses. Persistent irradiation, smoking and excess sunlight increase the amount of free radicals in our blood. But green tea is considered to have a powerful antioxidant in its structure; it is a valid proof that green tea does not only recruit our health, but it also gives us a possibility to look much younger.

Sedative beverage
Take 3.5 oz of green tea and pour it with 2 cups of water of room temperature. You can drink the beverage in one hour! But it is better to make small portions to have fresh tea anytime. But if you have the residue of tea, you may pour it in a plastic bottle and put in the refrigerator. Drink cool tea!
In addition to using a drink for internal use, you could use it for face refreshing; and it perfectly relaxes tired eyes. It has anti-inflammatory effect, so it can be used for insignificant skin rashes.

Fresh breath
Green tea is also known for its ability to eliminate bad breath. Try to make toothpaste of your own and verify this. Fill 3.5 oz of green tea with a cup of boiling water and leave it for at least a half an hour. Make a paste, mixing the resulting tea with one teaspoon of soda for baking. Use the mixture as a normal toothpaste. The natural properties of tea check the smell of your breath and help to prevent generating layer of microbes in the oral cavity.

Regenerating face mask
This gentle face mask is able to remove toxins from your skin and make it smooth and silky. Mix three tablespoons of mayonnaise and one teaspoon of natural green tea brewing. Apply the mixture evenly on your face, avoiding eye area and leave it for 20 minutes. Then wash it away, dry and moisten your face.