Natural Factors Green Tea Extract is rich in polyphenols, antioxidant compounds that help prevent free radical damage in cells and help promote optimal health. An excellent source of antioxidants, this formula is standardized to ensure consistency and potency.
Green tea extract is beneficial due to its high content of purified polyphenols and green tea catechins. Polyphenols are naturally antimicrobial and act as antioxidants. They are proven to counteract bacteria that leads to dental caries. Additionally, polyphenols enhance antioxidant defense systems because they stimulate the activity of antioxidant enzymes such as catalase and glutathione peroxidase. Using green tea extract helps prevent and control periodontal disease and dental caries because the catechins it contains can destroy the cariogenic bacteria that causes cavities. They also suppress the formation of plaque. Green tea extract also helps with deodorizing. It can reduce bad breath and even reduce the smell of feces.