camellia sinensis

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An evergreen with an endless supply of tea! Use the young new leaves. Either boil the leaves for 15 seconds or freeze them for 30 minutes, then dry them for later use as tea. Green tea is very high in antioxidants that help protect cholesterol in blood from oxidating and forming free radicals. Green tea is a better antioxidant than either oolong or black tea. These are actually all the same plant, Camellia sinensis. The difference is that green tea is unfermented. Oolong is partially fermented, and black tea is fully fermented. The fermentation process destroys many of the antioxidant polyphenols. White tea, is are also from the C. sinensis plant, but contains the baby leaf buds. Green tea is known for its anti-cancer properties from the antioxidant and antiviral nature of the polyphenols. Green tea also helps with weight loss due to both the xanthines (caffeine, theophylline, theobromine) that act as thermogenics (increases temperature through the increased burning of body fat) and suppresses appetite. Also contains theanine, which has calming action on the body and counters the stimulant action of the tiny amount of caffeine in the plant. Take green tea by itself because it contains substances that can render other herbs or medications useless to the body, including what you eat. Green tea can hinder the absorption of nutrients into the body. Contains tiny amount of flouride, so take a break once in a while. An alternative antioxidant tea to consider is red tea (rooibos, honey bush)...a mild, slightly sweet tea with antioxidant properties 30 times greater than green tea, and very low in polyphenols, so it will not interfere with other herbs or medications. Rooibos is also anti-cancer.
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The morphology, characteristics, and medicinal properties of Camellia sinensis tea.
Among herbal anticoccidials, Camellia sinensis (green tea) has received a great attention especially due to its polyphenolic contents having strong antioxidant properties (Izzreen and Mohd-Fadzelly, 2013).
Conclusion: Camellia sinensis antioxidant property helped to neutralise the oxidative injury by the use of nicotine, but was unable to recover it fully.
Experimental group G2 was treated with camellia sinensis extract (green tea) group G3 was given nicotine whereas group G4 was injected with working solution nicotine and camellia sinensis (green tea) in 0.
O cha, feito a partir da planta Camellia sinensis e considerado uma das bebidas mais consumidas no mundo, ficando atras apenas da agua (Pereira e colaboradores, 2010).
Darjeeling's terrain and climate, at an altitude of around 6,700ft, were perfect for the transplantation of the Chinese Camellia sinensis tea.
Tea is not indigenous to Sri Lanka, but after Scotsman James Taylor planted the first tea bush, Camellia Sinensis, in 1849, it became a primary export.
These phytochemicals are xenobiotics and are synthesized by tea plants such as Camellia sinensis and Camomilla recucita.
Healthy Hair Nutrition products feature Camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract to tone and protect the scalp and Geranium maculatum (geranium leaf extract) to help repair dry, damaged hair as well as restore balance to oily hair.