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Green Tea

(Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze non-fermentatum)



Green tea is commonly consumed in Asia but was introduced into Europe in the 17th century. Traditionally, green tea has been used for the relief of fatigue and weakness, as a diuretic and for stomach disorders.1




1 http://www.ema.europa.eu/docs/en_GB/document_library/Herbal_-_HMPC_assessment_report/2014/04/WC500165886.pdf

2 Tang et al. Br J Nutr 2015, July 23: 1-11http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26202661

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