There are a variety of benefits of green tea, which we might not know. These users start from the eye relief to liver cleansing. It’s kind of interesting, as its use seems never ending.

The two greatest qualities of green tea are its Anti-oxidating and Anti-aging properties. Need not mention, green tea is one of the famous drinks amongst the health conscious.

Taking green tea regularly can lower the risk of heart disease as well as cancer. So, here we give you 12 uses of green tea, which will both surprise and please you.

Benefits Of Green Tea:

1.Reduction Of Redness And Irritation

Green tea has Anti-inflammatory properties which can help with redness and irritation. Steep some green tea bags in boiling water.

Allow the water to cool down and take a washed cloth. Dip the cloth into water, rinse the excess amount of water and pat it on the affected area.

2.Eye Relief

Allow the tea bags to cool down after you have finished drinking. Take the bags and pat it on the area below the eye.

Green tea contains tannins, which can shrink living tissues such as the human skin. Therefore, green tea can reduce the swelling by tightening the skin.

3.Tooth Health

Regular intake of a cup of green tea can significantly increase the health of your teeth.

A study shows that the people who take green tea regularly at the age of 40 to 65 are less likely to lose their teeth.

An individual antimicrobial molecule called Catechins present in the green tea is responsible for this.

So next time make sure that you grab a cup of green tea every morning.

4.Weight Loss

Recent studies show that the Catechins present in green tea can help in reducing weight as well as maintain weight after a considerable amount of weight loss.

This is good news if you are having issues with your weight.


The powerful antioxidant present in green tea can help in reducing the damage because of Sunburn.

When green tea is applied to the skin, it helps in protecting from sunburn and skin cancer.

Drinking a cup of green tea before the sun exposure can also assist in reducing any possible damage.

6.Bleeding Reduction

The tannins present in green tea can coagulate the blood, thus reducing the bleeding.

Steep green tea bag in boiling water, keep it for 1 minute then take it out. Let it cool.

Now place the tea bag on the affected area. You can also use green tea extract for the same purpose.

7.Elimination Of The Fridge-Odor

Is the odor of your fridge intolerable? No need to hit the panic button.

Just place some amount of green tea leaves in a bag in your fridge. The leaves will absorb the bad odor and make your fridge odorless.

8.Reduction Of Humidity

Just like green tea can absorb odor, it can also absorb humidity. Just hang a bag of green tea in the room or place which absorbs a lot of moisture.

The leaves will absorb the moisture and will help to keep the room pleasantly dry.

9.Wrinkle Reduction

The powerful anti-oxidant present in the green tea can prevent the activation of collagen-digesting enzymes, the enzymes which cause wrinkling of the skin.

The inflammatory property of green tea can help in reducing wrinkles and fine lines on the skin.

Regular use of cream made from green tea can help you get rid of wrinkles and premature aging.

10.Liver Protection

Even if we remain health conscious, our lifestyle and toxic environment still make us prone towards liver diseases.

The liver processes everything that we absorb or digest. Taking green tea regularly can help in keeping the liver healthy.

The antioxidant present in green tea helps in keeping your liver away from any disease.

11.Acne Treatment

Because of the antioxidant, anti-fungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, Green Tea can also be used for acne treatment.

Just rub some green tea leaves on your face and body then rinse properly.

12.Anxiety Remedy

An Amine present in Amino acid called Theanine is known for its tranquilizing property. Regular intake of green tea can keep you away from stress.


Dr. Hitesh Sharma was instrumental in managing various capacties of Wellness/integrative medicine/Diagnostics & pathology for years together. After proving his skills and abilities in the Wellness domain, he then diversified into the Spa and Wellness domain working as an Ayurveda and Lifestyle Consultant.He is currently a Wellness Leader, Head of Body Sciences and manages the Wellness and Spa center at The BodyHoliday, LeSPORT @ Saint Lucia, North America