SUPERFOOD SPOTLIGHT – GREEN TEA OIL
Botanical Name: Camellia Sinensis
The benefits of drinking green tea or it’s botanical sister matcha are well-known. A popular drink in Asia green tea is rich The UK’s favourite vegetable, the humble Broccoli packs a punch of powerful antioxidants and nutrients that protect the body’s immune system.
Green tea oil is cold-pressed from the seeds of the plant. The result is a pale yellow to nearly colourless and clear oil that is packed full of wholesome skin-loving nutrients. There are countless benefits of green tea oil, and below are some favourites:
🍵 Green tea oil is also rich in powerful antioxidants, specifically EGCGs and , a type of antioxidant that helps to balance oil production in the skin protect the skin from free radical damage. Free radical damage is caused by a range of environmental and lifestyle factors. UV radiation from the sun and excessive alcohol consumption and or smoking are a few of the main factors that can cause skin. The high energy rays can penetrate deep into the skin reducing levels collagen and elastin, which keep your skin looking supple, toned and plump. Help protect your skin by using Clean Greens and wearing SPF every day, yes even whilst you’re inside.
🍵 Green tea oil is high in essentially fatty acids omegas-6 and omegas 9 that help to soften skin by increasing the skin’s ability to retain moisture. These nutrients absorb quickly into the skin, without leaving the skin feeling greasy. The result? healthy, balanced skin with a natural, dewy glow.
🍵 Green tea oil contains potent anti-inflammatory properties that help to soothe inflammation or redness caused by acne and skin irritations.
You’ll find cold-pressed green tea oil in our award-winning superfood serum Clean Greens, use it as the last step in your skincare routine to lock in moisture to your skin, soften your skin and protect your skin from environmental stressors.
Or, the next time you find your energy running close to empty enjoy a warm cup of green tea or whisk up a matcha oat milk latte, to nourish your skin with the benefits of green tea from the inside out. Btw did you know that matcha is made from grinding up green tea leaves?
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Written by Roshanne, The Glowcery Founder.