EGCG – is an abbreviation that stands for epigallocatechin gallate. It is a chemical that belongs to the group of catechins and occurs naturally in green tea and nutmeg sage leaves. Helps maintain the body’s natural antioxidant barrier and contributes to the fight against free radicals. It is a powerful antioxidant that is more effective than vitamins C and E. It is believed that tissue aging and the development of cancer are actively aided by free radicals.
Shows synergism with caffeine, synephrine, capsaicin, as well as other compounds that have a thermogenic effect. That is, it increases the amount of energy that is expended to produce thermal energy. Recent research suggests that epigallocatechin gallate, which has been shown to lower levels of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT). May also have a vital role in preventing benign prostatic hyperplasia and male pattern baldness.
Dosage: 50-100 mg per day.