It strengthens the immune system, helps against free radicals, gives energy and is useful in slimming diets
Green tea extract is obtained from Camelia sinensis leaves, which grow in South America. Green tea has been used in Asia for more than 2000 years, as a refreshing drink and drug.
The main components of green tea are caffeine (theine), catechins, flavonoids like quercetin, quercitrine, rutin, amino acids, sterols, vitamin C, theaflavins, thearubigins, proteins, calcium, iron, fluorine, alkaloids such as theobromine, theophylline and fat.
The health properties of tea are mainly due to its theine, tannins, and polyphenolic compounds. Theine has diuretic properties which stimulate the nervous and cardiovascular system. Theophylline helps to breathe. Theobromine invigorates the heart and nervous system and has a mild diuretic action. The tannins have antioxidant, astringent, anti-diarrheal and anti-inflammatory properties.
Silvateam green tea extract also reduces the level of blood cholesterol, protects against tooth decay, in cases of fatigue and depression symptoms provides energy, maintains healthy skin and hair, helps the metabolism of bones and tissues, ensures proper functioning of liver and kidney, reduces the absorption of sugar and fat (thermogenesis), aids digestion, tones up the skin, helps headaches, helps to prevent nervous breakdowns and aids in rheumatic pains.