Epigallocatechin gallate, EGCG, also called Epigallocatechin-3-gallate. It’s a type of catechin. Catechin is a natural phenol and antioxidant.
When consumed does EGCG seems to have poor absorption. A daily intake is equivalent to 8–16 cups of green tea. But excessive intake of EGCG may cause liver toxicity and could increase the risk of liver damage.
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EGCG From Tea Leaves
Epigallocatechin gallate is a catechin. Catechin is a type of natural phenol and antioxidant. (source 🗗)
Where To Find EGCG
Trace amounts of Epigallocatechin gallate can be found in apple skin, plums, onions, hazelnuts, and pecans. (source 🗗)