Green tea fights allergies

Green tea fights allergiesGreen tea fights allergies Japanese researchers have found in green tea substance which, in laboratory experiments showed the ability to block a key receptor that causes allergic reactions. Scientists believe that it may have a similar effect on people. Although anti-allergic properties of the other components of green tea have been known for a long time, a new connection (methylated gallate of epigallocatechin (EGCG)) is the strongest of all. However, as yet no one has been able to prove that the consumption of green tea causes a significant therapeutic effect. This requires new research. EGCG is one of the most biologically active antioxidants contained in tea. The largest concentration of this substance found in green, are the least processed of teas, smaller - in ulong and black tea. Previously it was shown that EGCG inhibits allergic reactions in rodents, although it is not clear how. Japanese researchers were able to confirm that the compound blocks the production of histamine and immunoglobulin E, two substances that are run and maintain allergic reactions in the body. Green tea is the second most popular beverage in the world after drinking water. It is very popular in Japan, is rapidly spreading in the United States. The opening of Japanese researchers has expanded the list of diseases against which it is effective is their drink. Among them are cancer, cardiovascular disease, arthritis and tooth decay. Source: KM-news.



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