As with most things in life, as we get older, inevitable changes occur. One such change which can cause much dismay is noticing less hair on our heads. However, by turning to nature this dreaded age-old curse could be halted. Green tea has been praised for centuries for its numerous health benefits and could be the answer for preventing balding and helping to increase hair growth.
Green teas are well known for being rich in antioxidants with most of the antioxidants in green tea coming from compounds known as flavanols.
These flavanols are a type known as catechins.
The most abundant and powerful catechin in green tea is epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer.
However, it is not just its impressive reduction in serious health diseases which has garnered green tea’s interest but also its major benefits to one’s hair.
Green tea’s extracts are being used for many other purposes, such as preventing hair loss and improving hair health.
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What the studies said
In a study published in the US National Library of Medicine, human hair growth enhancement by green tea was further analysed…