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NOW® Green Tea Extract 400mg (100 Vcaps)

NOW® Green Tea Extract 400mg (100 Vcaps)
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Our NOW® Green Tea Extract with Vitamin C offers all the health benefits of green tea in a convenient supplement form!

What is NOW® Green Tea Extract?

NOW® Green Tea Extract offers a convenient way to obtain the active constituents of Green Tea in a concentrated form. Green Tea Extract has numerous bioactive compounds, including Polyphenols and Catechins, which to protect against oxidative stress and may also help to maintain a healthy response to normal metabolic stress.

Health Benefits of NOW® Green Tea Extract:

  • Provides antioxidant properties and neutralizes free radicals
  • Enhances healthy immune function to prevent illnesses
  • Supports healthy metabolism and boosts fat burning chemicals
  • Helps provide energy, without the jitters or crashes
  • May help maintain healthy blood cholesterol and pressure levels
  • Why NOW® Our Green Tea Supplement is a Good Value?

    While drinking green tea can be beneficial to your health, the supplement form also allows you to get the exact same benefits without the bitter taste. One capsule provides approximately 32mg of caffeine.

    Our Green Tea Extract is a naturally extracted with 400mg per serving. We have also included Vitamin C for extra protection. Get this super antioxidant today!

    Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take one capsule daily with a meal. Do not take on an empty stomach; do not exceed recommended dose.

    Whole Health® guarantees every product that we sell. We are proud of the quality of our products and want to make sure you are completely satisfied and that is why we offer a 60-Day Money Back Guarantee.

    All of our products are made in the USA with only natural ingredients, completely free of artificial fillers, flavorings, or colorings. No gluten, wheat or dairy.

    Supplement Facts
    Label Facts
    Health Notes

    Green TeaFind Products

    Also indexed as:Camellia sinensis, EGCG
    Green Tea: Main Image© Steven Foster
    Botanical names:
    Camellia sinensis

    Parts Used & Where Grown

    All teas (green, black, and oolong) are derived from the same plant, Camellia sinensis. The difference is in how the plucked leaves are prepared. Green tea, unlike black and oolong tea, is not fermented, so the active constituents remain unaltered in the herb. The leaves of the tea plant are used both as a social and a medicinal beverage.

    • Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
    • Contradictory, insufficient, or preliminary studies suggesting a health benefit or minimal health benefit.
    • For an herb, supported by traditional use but minimal or no scientific evidence. For a supplement, little scientific support.

    Our proprietary “Star-Rating” system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.

    For over a decade, our team has combed through thousands of research articles published in reputable journals. To help you make educated decisions, and to better understand controversial or confusing supplements, our medical experts have digested the science into these three easy-to-follow ratings. We hope this provides you with a helpful resource to make informed decisions towards your health and well-being.

    This supplement has been used in connection with the following health conditions:

    Used for AmountWhy
    Abnormal Pap Smear
    Twice weekly, apply a cream with 15% polyphenols to the cervix and/or take a 200 mg EGCG supplement daily   2 stars[2 stars]
    A preliminary study found that cervical dysplasia improved following treatment with epigallocatechin-3-gallate, a green tea flavonoid, for 8 to 12 weeks.
    Colon Cancer
    Drink a few cups per day 2 stars[2 stars]
    The polyphenols in green tea leaves may help protect against colon cancer.
    Down’s Syndrome
    Refer to label instructions as Green Tea Catechins2 stars[2 stars]
    In double-blind studies of young adults with Down's syndrome, supplementation with epigallocatechin-gallate (EGCG; a flavonoid present in green tea) significantly improved measures of cognitive function.
    High Cholesterol
    3 cups daily2 stars[2 stars]
    Green tea has been shown to lower total cholesterol levels and improve people’s cholesterol profile.
    High Cholesterol
    75 mg of theaflavins, 150 mg of green tea catechins, and 150 mg of other tea polyphenols dailyas Green Tea Enriched with Theaflavins2 stars[2 stars]
    An extract of green tea, enriched with a compound present in black tea (theaflavins), has been found to lower serum cholesterol in people with moderately high cholesterol levels.
    Gargle with a liquid extract containing 200 mcg per ml three times per dayas Green Tea Catechins2 stars[2 stars]
    In one study, elderly nursing home residents in Japan who gargled with a green tea extract were less likely to get the flu than those who gargled without the green tea extract.
    3 grams daily of a combination of whole green tea, green tea polyphenols, and green tea pigments, along with painting the mixture on the lesions three times per day2 stars[2 stars]
    A combination of whole green tea, green tea polyphenols, and green tea pigments painted on lesions may improve healing.
    An extract supplying 270 mg of EGCG and 150 mg of caffeine per day2 stars[2 stars]
    Green tea extract rich in polyphenols may support a weight-loss program by increasing energy expenditure or by inhibiting fat digestion.
    Prostate Cancer
    Several cups per day (enough to provide 600 mg of catechins daily) 2 stars[2 stars]
    Drinking green tea or taking green tea catechins may help prevent prostate cancer in men at high risk of developing the disease.
    Apply a formula containing 10% green tea polyphenols before sun exposure2 stars[2 stars]
    Green tea contains polyphenols that have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity, and studies have suggested that these polyphenols can protect skin against ultraviolet rays.
    Type 2 Diabetes
    Refer to label instructions 2 stars[2 stars]
    A meta-analysis of several studies found that green tea consumption may improve blood glucose control and insulin sensitivity.
    Crohn’s Disease
    Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
    Green tea is a tannin-containing herb that may be helpful to decrease diarrhea during acute flare-ups and has been used for this purpose in traditional medicine.
    Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
    High-tannin tea has been shown to reduce the need for blood removal from people with iron overload, or hemochromatosis, in an open study. The tea had to be taken with meals and without lemon or milk to be effective. Tea is believed to help in hemochromatosis by preventing iron absorption.
    High Triglycerides
    Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
    Drinking green tea may have a positive effect on triglyceride levels.
    Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
    Two components of green tea, the polyphenols epigallocatechin (EGC) and epicatechin gallate (ECG), are reported to have an antihistamine effect.
    Immune Function
    Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
    Green tea has stimulated production of immune cells and has shown anti-bacterial properties in some studies.
    Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
    Green tea is an herb that directly attack microbes.
    Lung Cancer
    Refer to label instructions 1 star[1 star]
    Numerous preliminary studies have shown an association between drinking green tea and a reduced risk of several types of cancer including lung cancer.

    Traditional Use (May Not Be Supported by Scientific Studies)

    According to Chinese legend, tea was discovered accidentally by an emperor 4,000 years ago. Since then, Traditional Chinese Medicine has recommended green tea for headaches, body aches and pains, digestion, depression, immune enhancement, detoxification, as an energizer, and to prolong life.

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    The information presented by Healthnotes is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires December 2017.


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