Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis) for Hair


Herbal Essences Cucumber and Green Tea shampoos and conditioners include real Cucumber and Green Tea, as certified by plant experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

In China, the word “tea” still refers only to Green Tea

What is Green Tea?

Green Tea has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years, country where it originally came from. This ingredient comes from the leaves of a plant called Camellia Sinensis. Did you know that to produce black tea, we use the same leaves of the same plant? The difference to create the two types of teas is in the processing. When harvested, the leaves to produce Green Tea are quickly heated and dried, to avoid any oxidation, on the contrary to the leaves used to produce black tea.

This process difference will give the different flavors and different properties and benefits to the black and the green tea.

Green Tea is a beverage known for its health benefits. It is believed to improve overall health and is even thought to help with wrinkles and signs of anti-ageing! Herbal Essences Cucumber and Green Tea formula brings volume to your hair, with light moisturization. Get the glossy locks of your dreams!

Where does Green Tea come from?

Green Tea is believed to come from China, but today, it is produced all over the world including Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Hawaii and all the way up to South Carolina (USA) where many different types of tea are being grown.

As there are many different tea plants nowadays, the flavor of each tea can vary. Additionally, the climate in which the tea plant grows, and the other plants surrounding the tea plant, can also influence the tea flavor.