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Do you know what are the benefits of Tea polyphenols to our body
Aug 24, 2017

Tea polyphenols are the general term of polyphenols in tea. Tea polyphenols, also called tea tanning or tea tannin, are one of the main components of tea flavor and aroma. They are also one of the main components of tea health care function. Then, do you know what are the benefits of TP to our body? 

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What is Tea polyphenols?

Tea polyphenols also known as TP  is contained in tea polyhydroxyl compounds, referred to as TP. Among them, catechins are the main component of tea polyphenols, accounting for 65%~80% of total tea polyphenols. Catechins mainly include catechin (EC), epigallocatechin gallate (EGC), catechin gallate (ECG) and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) four substances.

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The effect and function of tea polyphenols:


First, the role of promoting digestion

Tea polyphenols can enhance the peristalsis of the digestive tract, help food digestion and prevent the occurrence of digestive diseases. In addition, TP compounds can adhere to the wound of the stomach and protect the wound surface.


Two, radiation protection function

Tea polyphenols have the function of radiation protection. Tea polyphenols and their oxidation products have the ability to absorb radioactive substances strontium 90 and cobalt 60. So it's good for people who have radiation work to drink tea.


Three, the effect of diuresis

Tea polyphenols have some diuretic effect. Caffeine in tea polyphenols can stimulate the kidney, promote urine excreted rapidly improve the kidneys filter out the rate reduce the residence time of harmful substances in the kidney.


Four, beauty and skin care effect

Tea polyphenols have the function of cosmetology. 



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