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Application of EGCG
Sep 04, 2018

Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG for short)

Product source: catechins monomers isolated from tea leaves are the main components of tea polyphenols.

Purity: over 98%, detection method HPLC.

CAS: 84650-60-2

Chinese name: tea polyphenols

Chinese alias: green tea extract; (-)- epigallocatechin gallate

English name :(-)-epigallocatechin gallate



1.EGCG is the main component of green tea polyphenols and also the main component of green tea catechins, which accounts for 10-15% of the total amount of green tea catechins.) EGCG is the most effective antioxidant polyphenols in green tea, with antioxidant, anti-cancer and anti-mutation activities. Catechins include EGCG, EGC, ECG, EC and ECG, among which the antioxidant activity is EC in turn.

2.Table gallic acid ester gallic catechins (EGCG antioxidant activity is at least as much as 100 times more vitamin C and 25 times that of vitamin E, can protect cells and DNA damage, the damage believe related to cancer, heart disease and other major diseases, the EGCG's benefits due to their oxygen free radical scavenging ability (antioxidant).

3.Many studies have shown that EGCG has fight free radicals damage DNA, resistance to radiation and ultraviolet ray, prevent oil peroxide, reduce serum cholesterol, low density, low density cholesterol and triglyceride levels, interferes with an signals needed for the survival of cancer cells and inhibition of carcinogenic substances in the diet, and intestines, liver, and other enzymes and antioxidants in the lung function together to prevent certain carcinogens vitality, scavenging free radicals, resist pollution, the sun, and the impact of smoking, prevention of skin aging and wrinkling.


Application areas:

Medicine, health food, food, beverage, cosmetics