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Green Tea Extract and EGCg Health Topic

Green Tea Extract and EGCg Health Topic

Green tea extracts have been shown to have anti-cancer benefits when applied topically.

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  1. Green Tea Extract 'Eradicates Skin Cancer With No Side-Effects' – But Drinking It Doesn't Work

    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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Green tea extract (EGCg) has not been evaluated or approved by the FDA for the any of the following topics indicated in the links above: cancer

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