Green Tea Infusion (Camellia sinensis)

Camellia sinensis, the tea plant, is a small, evergreen shrub with elliptic leaves and white flowers. Different teas are obtained from its leaves, and they are also harvested for essential oil. Green tea is made from the freshly plucked leaves, which are first blasted with steam and roasted, then dried or ground to a powder.

Tea contains polyphenols, which are antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic.

In cosmetics, green tea is used as a pres