epigallocatechin gallate

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Anti-Irritants , Antioxidants , Plant Extracts

One of the active constituents of green tea believed to be responsible for its many health benefits, both orally and topically. The chief benefit of epigallocatechin-3-gallate is anti-inflammatory. However, it also stimulates healthy collagen production while reducing oxidative damage within skin (Sources: Rheumatology, July 2010 Epublication; and Food and Chemical Toxicology, April 2008, pages 1,298-1,307).

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