Brand and Other Names: Camellia Sinensis, Camellia Thea, Chinese Tea, Dexatrim (reformulated), Green Tea Extract, GTE, Japanese Tea, Matsu-cha Tea, Theaceae, Theanine, Theifers
Generic Name: green tea
Drug Class: Cardiovascular, Herbals; Neurology & Psychiatry, Herbals; Oncology, Herbals
What Is Green Tea and How Does It Work?
Green Tea is an herb used in cancer (prevention), cognitive improvement, Crohn's disease, diuresis, genital warts, headaches, heart disease (prevention), Parkinson's disease (prevention), stomach disorders, weight loss (combination products), and hypercholesterolemia.
Green tea is possibly effective for listed uses.
Green Tea is available under the following different brand and other names: camellia sinensis, camellia thea, Chinese tea, Dexatrim (reformulated), green tea extract, GTE, Japanese tea, Matsu-cha tea, Theaceae, Theanine, and theifers.
Dosages of Green Tea:
1-10 cups taken orally once daily; 1 teaspoon tea leaves/ 8 oz boiling water
1 cup or 60 mg caffeine (3 cups = 240-320 mg polyphenols)
Greater than 10 cups/day
Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:
There are no dosage considerations for use of green tea.
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