Earlier apple enjoyed the 'one a day' benefit. Nowadays, Green Tea gets all the glory. Have a cup in the morning and you are set to face an awesome day. But are your hair benefiting too? While drinking green tea gives your immune system a boost from the inside, having Green Tea in your shampoo is an excellent idea if you like your hair long, dandruff free, healthy and irresistible. The presence of a powerful antioxidant, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), in green tea makes it an effective treatment for hair loss. EGCG is a growth stimulant. By stopping the production of a molecule known as Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF), the main cause of hair loss, green tea promises stronger and thicker hair with regular use. It prevents male baldness as well. Green tea soothes the scalp and helps clearing away the dead skin debris giving way to healthy scalp. It helps get rid of residue parabens which are chemicals that irritate the scalp. Rich in Vitamin C, Panthenol and Vitamin E, Green tea is a natural hair conditioner which helps in shielding hair from the sun, restoring dry and damaged hair and softening the hair. It gives a great texture to the hair and prevents the occurrence of split ends.