Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (Green Tea Extract)
– naturally rich in antioxidants, which help protect the skin from free radicals
– can help improve the skin’s elasticity and make the skin look younger
– anti-inflammatory properties to help reduce skin irritation and redness
What is Camellia sinensis leaf extract?
Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract is the oil extract from the green tea plant Camellia Sinensis. Green tea and its major polyphenol constituents, the catechins, have been reported to have many health benefits including the prevention of cancer and heart disease.
What are the benefits?
Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract has been shown to offer significant benefits to our skin, both taken as a beverage and applied topically. It serves as an antioxidant, deeply hydrates the skin and has anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties.
What are the common uses?
Due to its various benefits green tea extract is a common ingredient in different medicine for many health concerns. It is also known as a healthy beverage that also benefits the body from the inside. Not to forget, Camellia sinensis is very popular in the beauty world, especially in Korean skin care.
Who is it good for?
It is a perfect ingredient for every skin type but especially for dry and irritated skin. Its healing and deeply hydrating benefits will calm down and revitalize dull skin.
Are there any side effects?
Green tea extract is an extremely safe ingredient, camellia sinensis has no known toxicity in general use and is shown to be non-irritating and suitable for sensitive skin.
INCI (Internationale Nomenklatur für kosmetische Inhaltsstoffe): Uuron-cha ekisu
IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) Description: Camellia sinensis leaf extract (u.s.)
CAS Number: 84650-60-2 (generic)