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epigallocatechin gallate

One of the active constituents of green tea believed to be responsible for its many health and appearance benefits, both orally and topically. The chief benefit of epigallocatechin-3-gallate is skin-soothing and antioxidant.

References for this information:

Rheumatology, July 2010 Epublication

Food and Chemical Toxicology, April 2008, pages 1,298-1,307

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