Green tea extract made from evergreen leaves of a small Asian tree that is cultivated in different regions. Undeveloped leaves are harvested manually, steamed to prevent fermentation, and then pressed and dried. Contains 5% of extract dissolved in water & glycerin (50/50) and preserved with potassium sorbate & sodium benzoate. Pale brown liquid, faint herbal odor. Water-soluble.
- Potent antioxidant agent due to polyphenols & methylxanthines
- Often used in anti-aging formulas to reinforce anti-aging effects of other ingredients
- Useful against irritated skin.