GREEN TEA EXTRACT
Mixing Instructions: Use; 2.5g 1 level teaspoon 30 mins prior to meals up to 3 times per day.
Green Tea, a variety of tea that is processed using the leaves of Camellia sinesis. This is the unfermented tea and
is made from fresh tea leaves. It has been consumed on daily basis in traditional countries like India, China and
Japan and it is one of the medication prescribed for flatulence (gas), regulating body temperature and blood
sugar, promoting digestion, and improving mental processes.
Major components in the green tea extract are catechins which includes epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG),
epigallocatechin (EGC), epicatechin gallate (ECG) and epicatechin (EC). Of which, EGCG accounts for more than
40% of the total content. Green tea extract is 20 times more antioxidant-active than Vitamin C. Efficacy of a green
tea extract rich in catechin polyphenols and caffeine in increasing 24-h energy expenditure and fat oxidation
in humans have been carried out and was found to have thermogenic properties and promotes fat oxidation.
An extract of green tea appears to have clinical activity with low toxicity in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
patients who used it in a phase II clinical trial. Green tea extract was found to have Antigenotoxic effect against
genotoxic damage induced by two anabolic steroids Trenbolone and Methyltestosterone in cultured human
lymphocytes, both in absence and presence of metabolic activation.
It has antioxidant, anti carcinogen, anti-inflammatory, and anti-radiation properties.
• Botanical Name: Camellia sinensis • Family Name: Theaceae • Common Name: Tea plant, Tea tree, Tea
shrub • Part Used: Leaves • Habitat: Cultivated across the world in tropical and subtropical regions
• Product Offered: Leaves, Extract
Not to be used as a sole source of nutrition. Seek medical advice before use if on prescription medicines.
Made in Australia from local and imported ingredients.