This study evaluated the effects of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), a compound found in the green tea, on liver damage. The experiments were performed with rats. The results showed that EGCG prevents liver damage and can be useful in treating patients with liver diseases. Further details can be found in the study.
Jun-Won Yun, Young-Kyung Kim, Byoung-Seok Lee, Chae-Wook Kim, Jin-Sook Hyun, Joo-Hyun Baik, Jung-Ju Kim, Bae-Hwan Kim