May 30, 2021

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5 Interesting Uses Of Green Tea You Probably Didn’t Know

So, you know green tea as the magic potion that helps you cut calories, but did you know it’s also very effective in skincare and haircare? Intrigued? Read on to explore the care and wellness quotient of this humble beverage.


Puffy Eyes and Dark Circles

Stress, exertion and disturbed sleep pattern are all (unfortunately) visible on your face, especially around the eyes. Even worse, that’s the first thing people notice when they look at you and no matter how good you are at your job, you’ll be judged. That aside, dark circles and puffy eyes can affect a person’s confidence too. But luckily, there’s green tea. Here’s how you can treat puffy eyes.


·         Dip green tea bags in hot water.

·         Take the bags out and place them in the freezer for ten minutes.

·         Relax and enjoy your green tea while the bags are getting cold.

·         Take cold green tea bags out of the freezer, place them on your eyes and relax for 10-15 mins.

·         The puffiness will come down remarkably.

Regular use of green tea bags over your eyes will work on dark circles also over time.


Hair care

Green tea can help with a number of hair concerns including hair loss, dandruff or help with providing added nutrients for healthy hair.


            For treating dandruff

·         Add caffeinated green tea in one cup of boiling water and let it boil for 4-5 minutes.

·         Let it sit until it cools.

·         Add a teaspoon of honey.

·         Wash hair with your regular shampoo or cleanser.

·         Apply the tea-honey mix on to your scalp and message gently.

·         Wear a shower cap and leave the tea-mix for 20-30 minutes.

·         Rinse with cold water.



For treating hair loss

·         Add 4 bags of black tea  to 2 cups of boiling water. Allow it to cool.

·         Wash your hair with your regular shampoo/cleanser.

·         Rinse hair with the brewed tea. Message on to the scalp gently.

·         Wear a shower cap and leave it on for about 30 minutes.

·         Rinse with cold water and apply a deep conditioner.


If you are not sure about the hair rinse, you can also buy haircare products with green tea extracts.


Skin care

Green tea is known for its refreshing and revitalizing properties, which apply to skin as well. Here are some recipes for skin.



            Refreshing face mist

·         Brew a light mix of lemongrass or mint tea  with one teabag in one cup boiling water. Allow it to cool.

·         Mix rose water in equal proportion. Store in a spray bottle.

·         Use it as mist to freshen up your face.

·         If you add 5-7 drops of tea tree oil, it will become an excellent mist for fighting acne.





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