Green Tea Extract and EGCg Health Topic
Learn More About Green Tea Extract (EGCg)
A chemical found in green tea has been used to treat two types of skin cancer, scientists say. The extract, known as epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg), had no side-effects on other cells or tissue. The extract is too weak to make an impact when consumed in tea. However, when applied to cancer cells in the lab it made two-thirds of tumours shrink or disappear.
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