TEA POLYPHENOLS, A NATURAL ANTIOXIDANT COCKTAIL
THE INTELLIGENCE OF TEA
EGCG Polyphenols help combat the aging process caused by free radicals, the particles that attack skin cells and cause 4 out of 5 wrinkles.
Due to their oxidizing action, free radicals continually, gradually and cumulatively attack and erode our cells and skin tissues, leading to premature aging of our skin.
S'il n'est pas possible d'arrêter l'horloge du temps, on peut en revanche ralentir les mécanismes du vieillissement, voire même les inverser en adoptant une stratégie antioxydante.
TEA, A CONCENTRATE OF VIRTUES
The Tea plant, in response to multiple biological aggressors, has developed complexdefense strategies, by surrounding molecules endowed with specific properties. It containsmore than 500 active compounds, including polyphenols. Among these powerful antioxidants, one finds catechins, flavonoids, theaflavins and thearubigins.
The efficacy of Tea Polyphenols has been demonstrated in several international studies. This is due to the following effects :
- Anti-pollution : neutralizing free radicals and reducing inflammatory damage
- Anti-ageing : by improving skin microcirculation and dermal oxygenation and by protecting skin proteins, which helps to maintain skin elasticity
"The use of tea as a medicinal plant was first mentioned in a classic work of Chinese medicine published in the Eastern Han period (25-220). Since then, thanks to its health benefits, tea has been the subject of countless scientific studies. Moisturising, antioxidant, anti-free radical, slimming, antimicrobial, astringent... thanks to its powerful antioxidants, polyphenols, and its theine, tea has beneficial effects on the skin".
Dr Assia Clément - Director of Operations