Green Tea Extract (50% EGCG)

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Health Benefits Provided by Green Tea P.E. 50% EGCG

The main teas, black, oolong and green share many similarities, however one of the ways in which Green Tea differs from the rest is that it does not go through a fermentation process. They all come from the same plant, but have different ways of being processed, thus impacting the reasons they are taken and how they are used.

Since Green Tea is not a fermented product, it has high Polyphenol content. Polyphenols are normally lost during fermentation, and though the other tea types do contain some, they have much less than Green Tea does. These Polyphenols have antioxidant properties which are what protect the body from free radicals.

Though Vitamin E and C are often touted as being powerful antioxidants, time and time again various studies have shown that Polyphenols actually contain more antioxidants than Vitamin E or C. On top of that Polyphenols are also responsible for increasing the effectiveness of the body's own antioxidant enzymes, thereby adding an even greater level of protection. Glutathione is one of these enzymes, which makes Green Tea Extract with Polyphenols even more useful as this enzyme reduces inflammation and protects the cartilage.

Green Tea also contains EGCG (Gallocatechol, sometimes referred to as Epigallocatechin) which is a type of compound that can be found in such diverse areas as green tea, bananas, and pomegranates. This compound goes on to provide aid to areas of the body such as the immune system, and the central nervous system, giving this supplement a wide variety of uses. Due to the reactions that EGCG causes in the nervous system, this allows the cells in the brain to be ultra-receptive to impulses, meaning that EGCG may have the ability to increase mental capacity and cognition speed.

Aside from the way in which green tea influences the immune system, it has been the subject of numerous studies into its functions as an Anticarcinogen. No conclusive evidence has been published yet, but prospects are positive.

Supplement Facts
Serving size: 500 milligrams
Serving per container: *
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value**
Green Tea Leaf Extract 500mg *
Standardized to contain... *
...Polyphenols 490mg *
...Catechins 400mg *
...EGCG 250mg *
Caffeine 5mg *
* Daily Value not established.
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet


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As a dietary supplement, take 500mg one to two times daily. DO NOT use more than 1000mg in a day. Not intended for use longer than 3 months as prolonged use of high amounts of EGCG may cause liver or kidney damage.

Serving Size & Timing

Green Tea Extract 50% EGCG is recommended to be taken in servings of 500 mg to be consumed either once or twice a day. Intake should never amount to more than 1000 mg per day, and this supplement should never be used for more than 3 months at a time. This product should be stored in an area that is free from light, heat and moisture to prevent erosion and potency loss.


Green Tea P.E. 50% EGCG is taken directly from the leaves of the Camellia Sinensis and contains at least 98% polyphenols, with 83% of these being catechins. Of those catechins, 50% have been identified as EGCG. As it is a tea extract, there is caffeine content, but this should never be more than 2% overall. There are no fillers of any kind present in this concentration.


As long as suggested serving sizes are adhered to, Green Tea Extract should be entirely safe to consume. For those that choose to take more than the recommended dose, the excess caffeine could result in insomnia or alertness. Taking EGCG in large amounts over a long period of time has the potential to damage the liver or cause damage to the kidneys.

Those who are pregnant or expecting to become pregnant should avoid taking excess EGCG. as this can cause defects in the child. Anyone that has a serious medical condition of any kind should speak with a doctor before taking this supplement.

There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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