Is matcha green tea good for hormonal acne?

If you are experiencing hormonal acne – I highly recommend switching your caffeine intake from your standard coffee to matcha green tea.

Aside from coffee being an “acid-forming food”, possibly interfering with your sleep and causing dehydration – it greatly elevates cortisol.

If your body is under too much stress and is producing too much cortisol, your adrenal glands go into overdrive.

For women – we produce most of our androgens in our adrenal glands.

Androgens are “male hormones” which basically trigger more oil production.

Simply put – when we produce androgens in excess, we allow an environment for more breakouts.

While matcha still contains caffeine, it also contains an antioxidant polyphenol called EGCG that can have a positive impact on your hormone levels (especially androgens), resulting in decreased inflammation and sebum in the skin.

Simple switches can make a world of a difference!

If you are experiencing hormonal acne, I highly recommend checking out “The Hormone Reboot – Hormonal Acne” in the guide section of my website.

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