Green tea is arguably the most popular tea in the world.  There are many reasons why.

The green tea plant is not only make for a tasty tea but it is full of natural compounds like polyphenols, which are natural compounds that have health benefits, such as reducing inflammation and helping to fight cancer.  It also contains a catechin called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). Catechins are natural antioxidants that help prevent cell damage and provide other benefits. These substances can reduce the formation of free radicals in the body, protecting cells and molecules from damage. These free radicals play a role in aging and many types of diseases.EGCG is one of the most powerful compounds in green tea. Research has shown great promise in its ability to help treat various diseases.

Green tea also contains minerals like potassium (K), calcium (Ca), phosphorus (P), and magnesium (Mg), as well as small quantities of manganese (Mn), zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu).