Green Tea; Health Benefits of Sencha Tea

Sencha is a type of decocted Japanese green tea, most popular tea in Japan, made from the dried tea leaves without grinding the tea leaves. It volatile compounds could be used as markers for the overall quality evaluation of all green tea. Health Benefits of Sencha Tea – Skin cancer In the determination of EGCG((-)-Epigallocatechin-3-gallate) and DZNep( 3-deazaneplanocin A ) as the important candidate chemopreventive agents against skin cancer of the study of “(-)-Epigallocatechin-3-gallate and DZNep reduce polycomb protein level via a proteasome-dependent mechanism in skin cancer cells” by Choudhury SR, Balasubramanian Chew YC, Han Marquez VE, Eckert RL[2e]., researchers found that EGCG and DZNep, independently and in combination, reduce the level of PcG proteins including Ezh2, eed, Suz12, Mel18 and Bmi-1 that lead to proteasome-associated degradation.

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