Glaucoma and Green Tea

Green Tea Remedies

Glaucoma and green tea have been in the news lately. For those suffering from glaucoma, green tea may be able to provide some relief.

This article is about the interaction of green tea and treating glaucoma. We have researched the topic and found the following which may be of use.

Effects of Green Tea on Glaucoma

Green Tea contains a substance commonly called ECGC - ECGC is epigallocatechin-gallate.

It has the following positive positive effects on eye health:

glaucoma and green tea

  • Protects the Eye from UV Damage
  • Can help in the prevention of cataracts
  • Can prevent the onset of Glaucoma
  • Can prevent degenerative eye disease

As glaucoma is a degenerative disease, green tea and ECGC are best used to prevent the onset by keeping your eyes strong and healthy. Glaucoma can cause blindness and the anti oxidants in green tea can help fight the cell damage and destroy the free radicals that affect the area of the eye causing glaucoma.

Green tea has not been proven to reverse the effects of blindness caused by Glaucoma, but is helpful in preventing and maintaining eye health.

There are several studies available for reading, here are some links for you:

ECGC & Eye Disease

More Favorite Green Loose Tea to Try

If you are concerned or suffering from glaucoma, these are some of my personal favorite green teas. All of them will help with your condition.

Try one of my favorites, or choose your own green tea.

Pomegranate Green

Ginseng Green Tea

Pi Lo Chun Green

Sencha Premier

Kukicha Green

Gyokuro Green

Gunpowder Green

Green Pekoe

Genmai Cha

Emerald Needle Green

Dragonwell Green

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