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Great for clearing up acne-prone skin!

Posted by optimalhealth on Apr 12, 2013

I've spent the last year trying to find things that help clear up acne. This is one of the things I found that actually helps. Wrote an article about this, here's a summary: "Health benefits of green tea related to acne-reduction, separated into the different components of the tea": Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG): This is the game changer. Green Tea and White Tea contains EGCG which has antioxidant like activity. It's has anti-viral, anti-infective, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. Most important effects of this: less development of acne and less candida. From a personal standpoint, I can literary feel and see the inflammation in my acne dying out from within, and my acne becoming considerably less. Also it kills bacteria leading to acne, so you reduce future breakouts. EGCG has been shown to be 25 to 100 times more potent than vitamins C and E in terms of antioxidant activity. ECGC reduces conversion of testosterone to DHT. DHT is a byproduct of testosterone and can be detrimental for acne-sufferers. Balancing DHT levels is good if you have acne. Spearmint: Benefits of this mint include bettering of digestion, which causes less toxins to get stuck in your bowel and enter your bloodstream. Also it contains a lot of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It also reduces transformation of testosterone to DHT which further balances DHT levels, and you get better skin. Peppermint: Aids in digestion and contains antioxidants. Regular consumption of green tea reduces insulin resistance and blood sugar levels. This Green Tea makes you more relaxed so that you produce less stress hormones, and in turn get less acne. L-Theanine: L-Theanine (gamma-ethylamino-L-glutamic acid) is a non-protein forming amino acid found almost exclusively in the green leaves of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) In short, it makes you more happy and relaxed, again, great for your skin. Decaffeinated: This is critical! Caffeine is really not your friend when it comes to acne. It makes the body produces stress hormones, making your immune system less effective. It also dries out your skin. Regular green tea contains 1/3 of the caffeine content in coffee, and you can see how this would not be advantageous. Tastes good: Just a bonus. My last tips would be to check out "Freebies" and "Trials" on top of this page in the middle. Lots of interesting things there.

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Posted by Reviewer2994189 on Jul 25, 2013

nice, but my local grocery has this for less than iHerb (2.99 vs 3.23). Some teas it's not worth to get from iHerb...

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Perfect tea

Posted by wwwvavade on Jan 13, 2015

I was addicted to this tea for a couple of months - really nice and decaf for late nights!

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Deloris Hunziker

Posted by 5648298526304783070 on Nov 19, 2015

I love this tea and have used it for several years. The store where I shop no longer carries this particular tea anymore. I was delighted to be able to buy it from you and when my supply has been used up, I'll definitely order again.

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Mi favorito

Posted by 5724917535247080289 on Mar 24, 2016

Fresco y aromático, me encanta que no tenga cafeína y poder tomarlo a la noche. Se ha convertido en mi favorito

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Good tea for coffee-quitters

Posted by Reviewer3197343 on Aug 05, 2009

very good for a very mild stimulus in the morning. Also has a great mild minty taste

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refreshing taste

Posted by Reviewer3082060 on Feb 09, 2010

i regularily drink plain green tea, so this is a good change with mint flavor. i can leave the teabag for a night and still the leftover tea after six hours does not taste bitter.

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Tasty from a brand you can trust

Posted by Reviewer1945139 on Feb 10, 2010

I take coconut oil and a dollop melted in this lovely mint tea makes it go down every so smoothly.

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セレッシャル 緑茶+白茶 デカフェミント

Posted by Reviewer1257638 on Dec 17, 2012


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Very minty!

Posted by Reviewer1539252 on Jun 16, 2008

I was very happy with the amount of mint in this tea. Some mint teas are barely minty.

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