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Does drinking green tea help prevents acne?

Does drinking green tea help prevents acne?

Acne: I am not aware of studies that looked green tea to prevent acne. I know of some green tea drinkers who have acne and they were drinking green tea before the acne started. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Is lipton green tea appropriate for acne?

Is lipton green tea appropriate for acne?

No: Home remedies are at best adjuncts for acne rx. If topical benzoyl peroxide has failed, please get with your physician. Life's difficult enough without this serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease. The good news is that it can be managed. "green tea", like everything else edible, has interesting biomolecules but isn't going to help you. Do what you have to. ...Read more

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Is green tea helpful in healing acne and acne scars?

Is green tea helpful in healing acne and acne scars?

Snake oil alert: Its unlikely to be of any benefit for acne and almost certainly will have no effect on acne scarring. ...Read more

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Can I make green tea lotion with green tea and regular lotion?

Can I make green tea lotion with green tea and regular lotion?

Yes.: If you take a lotion and add green tea to it, you could call it green tea lotion. Good luck though, since tea is made with water and won't mix with lotion. It might be easier to obtain a green tea extract and mix it with the lotion, or buy green tea lotion. ...Read more

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Does arizona green tea ginseng with honey help lose weight?

Does arizona green tea ginseng with honey help lose weight?

Green Tea & Obesity: Nope. Absolutely not. In fact in what you describe you have two obvious problems. Caffeine will never lead your body to lose weight. And, honey is sugar. Sugar leads to increasing weight and never to weight loss. The current fad for 'green tea' extract is just one in a long line of fraud. It is designed to take your money for the 'hope' that you do not need to do the work it takes to lose. ...Read more

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Does drinking green tea help in curing gingivitis?

Does drinking green tea help in curing gingivitis?

Probably not: Green tea is a herbal anti inflammatory but probably won't do much for gingivitis. There is usually a cause for gingivitis and until the cause is treated results probubaly won't be apparent. ...Read more

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Does drinking green tea help?

Does drinking green tea help?

It can: Green tea is an antioxidant used to reduce serum cholesterol levels. It may also be of value with cancer treatment, may limit damage from exposure to carcinogens, and may enhance immunity. Green tea also has diuretic, stimulant, astringent (tissue contracting), antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial properties. ...Read more

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Does adding erythritol to green/ black tea reduced it's antioxidants?

Does adding erythritol to green/ black tea reduced it's antioxidants?

No evidence,However:: Erythritol may be the safest natural sweetener available. I know of no evidence it reduces antioxidants in tea. See http://authoritynutrition.com/erythritol/ HOWEVER, if you're drinking tea with erythritol it's probably bottled tea which only has a tiny fraction of the antioxidants in home-brewed tea.So avoid bottled tea but you can add erythritol to home-brewed tea. See http://tinyurl.com/p9c6948 ...Read more

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Will green tea and honey relieve bloating?

Will green tea and honey relieve bloating?

I haven't heard of : Honey doing the trick. But green tea does have diuretic qualities and may help with bloating. ...Read more

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Can darker green tea mean healtheir green tea?

Can darker green tea mean healtheir green tea?

Not necessarily.: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control, have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. White & red tea are very healthy. ...Read more

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Might consuming lots of water/green tea help clear back acne?

No: Life's difficult enough without this kind misinformation. Acne on the trunk almost always requires systemic treatment (tetracycline or for tough cases Isotretinoin from a dermatologist) that your physician can provide; topical rx may be helpful. Drinking water is generally a good idea as our food tends to be overly salty. Enjoy tea if you like it. ...Read more

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Does the arizona green tea with ginseng and honey diet work well?

Does the arizona green tea with ginseng and honey diet work well?

Arizona tea: What do you want the tea to work for? Most of the prepared teas have a lot of sugar and additives in them. If you want the benefits of green tea it's best to brew your own. ...Read more

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Does drinking green tea decrease fertility?

Does drinking green tea decrease fertility?

No: No, it doesn't. In fact, it contains antioxidants, which are healthy and fertility-friendly! ...Read more

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Is green tea or ginger tea better for bloating?

Is green tea or ginger tea better for bloating?

Green tea has : Diuretic qualities ; ginger has anti-spasmotic qualities and can reduce nausea and GI upset. I would go with green tea for this one. ...Read more

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Can I make green tea lotion by combining just green tea and regular lotion?

Can I make green tea lotion by combining just green tea and regular lotion?

Not sure: I don't know how well it would blend with ready made lotion. When it is made from scratch one recipe recommends steeping 2 tbs of green tea tea in 3/4 cup of near-boiling water for at least five minutes before pouring through cheesecloth into the lotion mix. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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