Green Tea Promising for Treating Adult Acne

Decaffeinated green tea extract (GTE) shows some promise in treating adult women with acne. In a study published in Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 80 women 25-to-45 years old who had been diagnosed with moderate to severe acne received either three 500 mg. capsules of decaffeinated GTE or placebos daily for four weeks. The researchers noted that “Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), the major polyphenol in green tea, has anti-carcinoegenic, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial act

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