by Internet Medical Society
Green tea is made from the Camellia sinensis plant. The leaves of the sinensis plant are also used to make green tea as well as other types of tea. It contains high amount of polyphenols. Polyphenols are antioxidants, which are beneficial for the body in many ways. According to research, green tea has been classified as the most healthy drink. Its benefits can also be found if it is consumed in balanced amounts. Green tea also contains caffeine content like coffee but, it has very low caffeine content. According to research, intake of green tea can prevent infection in the mouth. According to dental experts, periodontal (a type of gum disease) can be avoided if it is consumed in a balanced amount. Green tea is also believed to be helpful in controlling tooth plaque by controlling bacterial plaque. Polyphenols, the glyoxyltransferase found in it, fight the plaque by destroying the bacteria in the mouth by eating sugar. In addition, fluoride also protects teeth from malfunction. There are many other benefits of consuming green tea.