Green Tea is known to aid healthy cells in all stages of growth and has shown to have anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory properties. Green tea has a high content of flavonoids which are plant derived compounds called antioxidants that act as “free radical scavengers” that prevent and repair damage done by these free radicals. Antioxidants protect your cells from damage and rid your body's of toxins and impurities. Health problems such as heart disease, macular degeneration, diabetes, cancer are all examples of oxidative damage done by free radicals. Antioxidants enhance the immune system defenses lowering the risk of disease. Green tea has catechins which are antioxidants that fight free-radicals and may even prevent cell damage. Free radicals attack the healthy cells in your body they are formed when your body breaks down food or exposure to cigarette smoke, environmental pollution and the UV rays of the sun. Not only do theses cause cellular damage but they cause premature aging. The catechins found in green tea are also responsible in combating skin cancer by blocking the cancer causing enzyme, they also prevent cell mutation stopping carcinogens reducing tumor formation and growth. Other benefits of Green Tea include helping with depression, memory loss, influenza, helping prevent heart related problems such as high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, improving blood flow, lowering cholesterol to improve artery function and stabilizing blood sugar in people with diabetes. Tea has natural fluoride which is good for your teeth but the polypenols and catechins can help inhibit and kill the bacteria and viruses in your mouth that causes bad breath gum disease and cavities. This natural component is also responsible for the cell renewal process. The antioxidant in Green Tea is very beneficial for your skin, it protects against sun damage and reduces inflammation caused by free radicals which makes skin look aged. Green tea it's extremely beneficial for your health and the health of your skin so Drink as a tea, take as a supplement or use in a cream which has it.