Green tea extract helps reduce blood cancer CLL

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Are you fond of green tea? Do you know, apart from its capability to pamper your tongue, it has other amazing medicinal values? Yes, green tea extract can help control blood cancer called CLL. It has been contemplated for long that green tea extract has cancer-prevention capabilities, but it now known that this agent may provide new hope for CLL patients.

This extract contains the potent antioxidant epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which helps in declining cancerous cells in the patients’ bodies after a certain period of time.

Three-quarters of the patients taking the green tea extract expressed enhanced response to treatment and one had an improved white blood cell count. One patient whose lymph nodes had inflamed up had decreased in size after she started taking green tea pills.

Via: Green Tea Today

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