Green tea extract

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Green tea extract is a supplement made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, which is also used to make green tea. It is a concentrated form of the antioxidants and other beneficial compounds found in green tea, and is often used for its potential health benefits.


  • Green tea extract has been studied for its potential health benefits, which may include:
  • Improved brain function: Some studies have suggested that green tea extract may improve cognitive function and reduce the risk of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
  • Increased fat burning: Green tea extract has been shown to increase metabolism and promote fat burning, which may help with weight loss.
  • Lowered risk of cancer: Some studies have suggested that the antioxidants in green tea extract may help protect against certain types of cancer.
  • Lowered risk of heart disease: Green tea extract may help reduce blood pressure and improve cholesterol levels, which can lower the risk of heart disease.

Dosage and Safety

  • The optimal dosage of green tea extract is not well-established, but most studies have used doses of 250-500mg per day. However, it is important to note that green tea extract can be toxic in high doses, and can cause liver damage or other health problems.
  • Green tea extract can also interact with certain medications, including blood thinners, antidepressants, and some antibiotics, so it is important to speak with a healthcare provider before taking this supplement.

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