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Green tea for cats and dogs

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Green tea for cats and dogs

Green tea is considered a healthy drink since decades, it is useful for its antioxidant properties thanks to polyphenol epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) even for our cats and dogs

Green tea for cats and dogs

Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)

 

The green tea polyphenols possess the property of inhibiting cancer and to slow its spread, they are powerful antioxidants able to prevent cellular damage.

 

The healing properties of green tea –

 

The polyphenols: EGCG – (epicatechin, epigallocatechin, epicatechin gallate, epigallocatechin gallate)

 

  • Possess antineoplastic activity
  • Inhibit the formation of lung metastases
  • Contrast stomach and intestinal neoplasms
  • Reduce damages caused by UVB rays  (white cats – squamous cell carcinoma)
  • Contributes to the regeneration of the skin (wounds – skin cancer – ulcers)
  • Improve cardiovascular health

 

 

 

Green tea for feline and canine health properties

 

  • Antioxidant
  • Antitumor
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Slimming
  • detoxifying
  • Useful for ongoing liver disease and hepatitis
  • Reduces inflammation, it is important in IBD’s management
  • Prevents the formation of kidney and gallbladder stones
  • Useful for diarrhea

Green tea for cats and dogs

 

WARNINGS

 

Green tea is generally considered safe even if it contains a small percentage of caffeine, therefore animals may have insomnia and agitation. These side effects are reduced purchasing: a decaffeinated green tea extract containing a standardized percentage of catechins.


 

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