Ingredients Glossary

Green Tea

Green TeaBotanical name: Camellia sinensis

Alternative Names
Chinese tea
Japanese tea
Oolong tea

Green tea has a long history of use, with the earliest reports of its preparation in China about 5,000 years ago. The active components of tea include caffeine, L-theanine and polyphenols.

Traditional Use/Functions:

Green tea is used for reduction of fatigue and sensation of weakness. It is also considered to be a source of antioxidants.

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