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Alternative Names

CPTV, Constituant Polyphénolique de Thé Vert, Epigallo Catechin Gallate, EGCG, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Épigallo-Catéchine Gallate, Extrait de Camellia Sinensis, Extrait de Thé Vert, Extrait de Thea Sinensis, Extrait de Thé, Green Tea Extract, Green Sencha Tea, GTPF, GTP, Green Tea Polyphenolic Fraction, Japanese Tea, Kunecatechins, Polyphenon E, Poly E, PTV, Tea Extract, Té Verde, Tea, Tea Green, Thé de Camillia, Thé, Thé Vert de Yame, Thé Japonais, Thé Vert Sensha, Thé Vert, Yame Tea, Yame Green Tea CAUTION: Please refer to separate listing for Caffeine, White Tea, Oolong Tea, Coffee, Cocoa, Guarana, Cola Nut, Mate

Scientific Name

Camellia Sinensis

Why Do People Use Green Tea?

The oral intake of Camellia sinensis (Green tea), like green tea powder, can be used for a number of reasons that include improved mental alertness, cognitive performance, diarrhea, prostate cancer, lung cancer, gastric cancer osteoporosis, for weight loss, cervical cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, vomiting, to treat stomach disorders, headaches and other environmental causes. It is also utilized for genital warts, human papilloma virus (HPV), Crohn's disease, diabetes, cervical dysplasia, perianal warts, Parkinson's disease, cardiovascular disease, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), hypotension, kidney stones, dental caries and skin damage. Topically - Green tea bags are utilized as a poultice for bags under the eyes, as a wash to soothe sunburn, to stop the bleeding of tooth sockets and as a compress for tired eyes or headache. Green tea in chewable candy is used for gingivitis. Other topical benefits of green tea are to prevent skin damage and cancer related to environmental factors and ultraviolet (UV) radiation. In many food beverages, green tea is utilized as a beverage.

Is It Safe To Use?

Possibly Safe - Oral, topical and appropriate time period usage of green is considered safe. Orally, green tea is considered safe as a beverage in appropriate quantity. Green tea is utilized on daily basis in most of the Asian countries and there are no major side effects reported due to oral consumption. Possibly Unsafe - Oral and long-term dosage of green tea is considered unsafe. There is significant amount of caffeine in green tea. Constant use in large amounts, can cause psychological dependence, habituation, tolerance and some other adverse effects. Doses more than 250-300 mg daily have been related with adverse effects, which include sleep disturbances and tachyarrhythmias. In addition, Camellia sinensis is unsafe for following individuals: • Infants • Pregnant females • Breastfeeding women

How Effective Is Green Tea?

Green tea powder is considered effective for following conditions: • Genital warts • Mental alertness • Bladder cancer • Cervical dysplasia • Hyperlipidemia • Hypotension • Oral leukoplakia • Ovarian cancer • Parkinson's disease There is lack of information available for following condition: • Colorectal cancer • Breast cancer • Cardiovascular disease • Diabetes • Gastric cancer • Gingivitis • Hypertension • Lung cancer • Obesity • Osteoporosis • Prostate cancer • Stroke

How Green Tea Works?

The most effective parts of Camellia sinensis are the stem, leaf and leaf bud. Green tea is not same as oolong and black teas because it is not matured. Green tea is delivered by steaming fresh leaves at high temperature. This method inactivates certain oxidizing compounds, however it doesn't reduce polyphenols. Polyphenols, for example, flavandiols, flavanols, phenolic acids and flavonoids are inexhaustible in green tea. Flavanols include epigallocatechin (EGC), epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), epicatechin (EC), and epicatechin gallate (ECG). These appear to be in charge of a number of the proposed benefits of green tea. The quantity of catechins and polyphenols in green tea is influenced by storage drinking, leaf age and after transport. Catechins in green tea range from 69-103 mg per gram of tea. Catechins in green tea may have anti-inflammatory action. Catechins are responsible for COX1 inhibition. Catechins from green tea also may repress the action of 5-lipoxygenase and creation of leukotriene-B4. Green tea polyphenols appear to decrease joint degeneration in laboratory models of rheumatoid joint inflammation. It's frequently thought that green tea has more polyphenols and has subsequently more potential medical advantages than black tea. Some studies recommend that there is no distinction in quality and quantity of polyphenols in between back and green teas. Tannins in green tea can have antidiarrheal impacts. These polyphenols in green tea may build the level of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli which lessen the number of inhabitants in enterobacteria.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Green Tea?

Orally - Green tea powder can result in vomiting, nausea, stomach pain and bloating, diarrhea, flatulence and dyspepsia as well. It can also cause stimulation in central nervous system causing insomnia, dizziness, agitation, fatigue, restlessness, tremors and confusion. However, these effects are mostly seen when higher doses of green tea extract or green tea powder are orally taken equivalent to 5 to 6 liters of tea daily. Allergic reactions due to green tea are dyspnea, cough, asthma and loss of consciousness. Green tea caffeine can result in hypersensitivity in sensitive people while true IgE-interceded caffeine allergy appears to comparatively not common. Topically - Extract of green tea ointment topically used to the cervix can result in vaginal and cervical irritation, vulval burning and vaginal bothering. Application to skin can result in pruritus, erythema, burning and discomfort, discomfort and burning, induration, ulceration, vesicular rash and edema.

How Green Tea Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Following are some supplements/herbs that may have ability to interact with green tea powder. • Herbs / Supplements having Anticoagulant or Antiplatelet properties • Bitter Orange • Herbs / Supplements which contain Caffeine • Creatine • Ephedra • Folic Acid • Hepatotoxic Supplements and Herbs • Iron

How Green Tea Interacts With Drugs?

Following are some drugs that may interact with Camellia sinensis: • Adenosine (Adenocard) • Alcohol (Ethanol) • Amphetamines • Antidiabetes Drugs • Beta-Adrenergic Agonists • Boronic Acid-Based Proteasome Inhibitors • Bortezomib (Velcade) • Cimetidine (Tagamet) • Clozapine (Clozaril) • Cocaine • Contraceptive Drugs • Dipyridamole (Persantine) • Disulfiram (Antabuse) • Ephedrine • Estrogens • Fluconazole (Diflucan) • Fluvoxamine • Hepatotoxic Drugs • Lithium • Mexiletine (Mexitil) • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (Maois) • Nicotine • Pentobarbital • Phenylpropanolamine • Quinolone Antibiotics • Riluzole (Rilutek) • Terbinafine (Lamisil) • Theophylline • Verapamil • Warfarin

How Green Tea Interacts With Foods?

Following are few food items that may show interaction with food items: • Iron • Milk

How Green Tea Interacts With Lab Tests?

Following are some lab tests that might get deranged following the use of green tea powder: • 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid • Bleeding Time • Catecholamine • Creatine • Dipyridamole Thallium Imaging • Ferritin • Glucose • Hemoglobin • Iron • Lactate • Liver Function Tests • Neuroblastoma Tests • Pharmacological Stress Tests • Pheochromocytoma Tests • Pulmonary Function Tests • Theophylline • Urate • Urinary Calcium • Vanillylmandelic Acid (VMA)

How Green Tea Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Following are some diseases or conditions that may get affected by the use of Camellia sinuses: • Anxiety Disorders • Bleeding Disorders • Cardiac Conditions • Diabetes • Diarrhea • Glaucoma • Hypertension • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) • Liver Disease • Osteoporosis

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Green Tea?

ORAL • Dose of green tea is usually 1-10 cups per day. • In order to reduce body cholesterol, more than 10 cups of green tea is used in whole day. • For preventing breast cancer or its recurrence, green tea should be used in a dose of more than three cups daily. • To make tea normally one teaspoon of tea leaves are mixed in eight ounces of boiling water. TOPICAL For human papilloma virus (HPV), green tea extract should be used in dose of 200 mg every day alone or with mixture of topical green tea ointment. This practice should be continued for 8 to 12 weeks.


Camellia sinensis stems and leaves are utilized to make green tea, black tea (fermented) and oolong tea (partially fermented). Its leaves are utilized for green tea are prepared right after harvest to limit enzymatic changes.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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