Green Tea Extract
What: Green tea leaf extract is produced from the leaves of the tea plant, Camelia sinensis (EWG). The extract is rich in polyphenols, free radical-fighting antioxidants, found to help prevent premature aging and guard against UV damage. The polyphenol most abundant in green tea, EGCG, is also thought by some scientists to reactivate dying skin cells.
Origin: Green Tea Extract is an extract of the leaves of the tea plant, Camelia sinensis.
Products Found In: Facial creams and moisturizers, body care, facial cleansers, eye cream, facial serums, facials masks, anti-aging treatments, facial toners, sun protection products.
Alternative Names: Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Extract Of Camellia Sinensis Leaves, Tea Leaf Absolute, Thea Chinensis Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Tea Plant) Leaf Extract, Green Tea, Green Tea Leaf Extract, Tea, Ext., Camellia Sinense (Green Tea) Leaf Extract.
Toxicity: Green tea extract (Camellia sinensis) is generally classified as having a low toxicity rating (EWG).