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Green Tea & Colitis benefits

February 14, 2012

Green tea polyphenol epigallocatechin-3-gallate shows therapeutic antioxidative effects in colitis (animal model).

BRÜCKNER ET AL.
Journal of Crohn’s & colitis (Feb 13, 2012)

EGCG from Green Tea has been demonstrated to exert anti-inflammatory and antioxidative properties, reducing reactive oxygen species in the inflamed tissues and is thought to have a similar effect on inflamed tissues in colitis type conditions.

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