GREEN TEA EXTRACT, 98% “full spectrum”, is standardized to a minimum of 98% polyphenols and 80% catechins (50% EGCG) using a water extraction method. (Dried tea leaves contain about 10% polyphenols.) 500mg dissolves in hot water to make a great tasting cup of tea with the polyphenol protection >4 cups with only 5-7% caffeine.
Provides a mild lift yet creates a calming effect and a good mood.
It modulates stress hormones. Green tea has positive effect against free radicals. Chronic stress decreases body's antioxidants consequently increasing free radicals. Free radicals have a destructive power on vitamin C and this is very important to our immune system for stress reduction.
Green tea extract and its active ingredients are polyphenols/epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). The antioxidant power of this compound is over 25 to 100 times more potent as vitamins C and E. Our Nutrition Consultant recommends green tea extract for stress involved diseases such as allergies or for toxin-induced stress or generally as antioxidant-boost. Green tea extract has effect as natural ACE-inhibitor to lower blood pressure, may reduce blood sugar in diabetics and is good for cholesterol-healthy.
The University of Maryland Medical Center notes that green tea may be beneficial for glaucoma sufferers.
Suggested Use: at least 500 mg per day.
Diet Tip: Carbohydrates such as bread, whole grain (e.g. rice, millet, quinoa, corn etc.), high glycemic fresh and dried fruits decrease a chronic stress related high secretion of adrenaline, nor-adrenaline or the stress hormone Cortisol.
Green Tea, Organic, 98% Polyphenols/50% EGCG Standardized Extract
- Brands Badmonkey Botanicals
- Product Code: GRE03
- Availability: In Stock