Botanical Ingredient * * An extract of the leaves of the tea plant camellia sinensis. Commonly referred to as green tea extract. See Truth In Aging’s Green Tea. After water, green tea (Camellia sinensis) is the most consumed .. la salud: características y propiedades benéficas de esta bebida milenária. Camellia oil, also known as tea seed oil is the actual green tea oil. It comes from the seeds of Camellia sinensis, the plant from which all the tea.

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It comes from the seeds of Camellia sinensis, the plant from which all the tea is made. Tea seed oil is a wonderfully healthy in more ways than one. It is great for cooking, and from nutritional point of view. Tea seed oil is used in a number of beauty products. Propiedadss oil has been used as a cooking for centuries in Southern China and they make many more uses with it.

Camellia oil is extracted from the seeds of the tea plant. That makes it the real tea oil. Tea tree oil on the other hand does not come from the tea plant. It comes from the tree called Melaleuca alternifolia, which is native to Australia. Propiedads are some varieties of Camellia oil. So, technically the naming can be a bit confusing. The Camellia sinensis and oleifera oil are the ones referred to as Camellia oil in general and may be used interchangeably.

The Camellia Japonica oil is better known as Tsubaki and it is also different in terms of its chemical composition and nutritional value. The oil is extracted using solvent extraction or cold processing. One might hear about cold filtered oil, but that does ot mean cold pressed oil. If the contents used to make oil are heated prior to oil extraction, it may change the cameellia composition and properties of nutrients in that oil, which is often not natural.

Standards Tea seed oil production is well monitored using quality control techniques [1]. This oil has great commercial value in China as it is used by a huge fraction of the population.

The oil is also getting attention from prominent international organizations like FAO. Since it is used as a cooking oil, it needs to be correctly monitored for its fatty acid profile. Camellia oil exerts many therapeutic properties. They have healing and nutritional power, making them fit for use even in medicinal formulations. Color, Taste and Aroma These three are very important properties of any oil.


Camellia oil has a mild amber green color. The oil has a sweet and pleasant aroma, which makes it a nice carrier oil for aromatherapy. Tea seed oil can be applied topically and consumed internally to obtain its health benefits.

Because of its healing properties, there are many of benefits to be availed. Camellia oil for Skin Women in China confide in tea seed oil for many beauty applications. This oil is great for use in home-made topical application products.

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It is a nice propieddaes for the skin because of its exceptionally high oleic acid omega — 9 content. It is sinfnsis and is quickly absorbed into the skin, much like olive oil.

These are some of the ways in which tea seed oil is used for skin care. Camellia oil, or tea seed oil is not as renowned for hair care as the Camellia japonica oil. That oil is much more powerful for hair care. However, tea seed oil too can be used. One can do a hot propiedaes conditioning using tea seed oil. It feels similar to olive oil. There is a pretty unique way to apply Camellia oil to hair. This method involves dipping a wooden comb in camellia oil for a few hours, and then combing hair with it.

This provides the hair with small amounts of camellia oil each time, which conditions them and makes it easy to comb without tangles.

Anti-Cancer Tea oil has been identified to prevent the proliferation of specifically three cancers. These are the colon cancer, uterus cancer and breast cancer proipedades.

This effect opens avenues for further studies on the effectiveness camellai camellia oil to reduce the risk of these cancers. One can easily take it in diet by cooking food with it. Boost Immunity Regular consumption of tea seed oil boosts the functioning of our immune system. This helps to fend off all kinds of diseases and infections. Reduces oxidative stress This is a kind of stress that free radicals put on our body.

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It has been found that oxidative stress can be a leading cause of heart disease and degenerative diseases. The antioxidants from tea seed oil reduce oxidative stress and help our body deal with free radical damage.


There is not much information on the safety and interaction of tea seed oil. Much of he production of this oil comes from China. One should make sure to purchase camellia oil from a reputed manufacturer. This oil may be adulterated with cheaper filler oils or may contain harmful chemicals used during processing. Camellia oil is a powerhouse of nutrition. It is one of the few edible oils which have nutrients other than the essential fatty acids.

Its fats composition gets a lot of attention, because it is similar to olive oil. This implies is that this oil is almost as healthy as olive oil.

Tea seed oil contains Vitamins, like Vitamin E, healthy fatty acids and numerous micronutrients which have tremendous health benefits. It is therefore a heart healthy oil which has been identified to lower LDL cholesterol levels and harmful triglycerides from the body.

Of this unsaturated fat, oleic acid makes a significant part. This is the complete fatty acid composition of camellia oil. This oil is pretty low in omega-3 fatty acid, but significant amount of omega-6 is present. Besides the healthy fats, Camellia oil also contains some nutrients.

It contains Vitamin E and minor amounts of other vitamins and minerals. These are the prominent nutrients from tea sinnensis oil. Camellia oil is highly resistant to rancidity. It has a wonderful shelf life. However, it should not propiedadds kept close to direct sunlight. There are many ways to extract an oil, but the cold pressed unfiltered is perhaps the healthiest.

One should go for the organic, cold pressed camellia oil for personal use.

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