Green Tea 300 mg, HerbalFactors Capsules

Green Tea 300 mg, HerbalFactors® Capsules

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Features and Benefits

  • Antioxidant protection
  • Antimicrobial agents
  • Helps remove plaque build up in arteries 
  • Aids in weight loss

Preview

Natural Factors Green Tea Extract is rich in polyphenols, antioxidant compounds that help prevent free radical damage in cells and help promote optimal health. An excellent source of antioxidants, this formula is standardized to ensure consistency and potency. Only one capsule per day provides 300 mg of green tea extract.

Ingredients

Each capsule contains:
Green tea extract (Camellia sinensis) (leaf) 300 mg
Total polyphenols 240 mg
Total catechins 225 mg
EGCG* 120 mg
Caffeine 13.5 mg
*Epigallocatechin-3-gallate

Non-medicinal Ingredients

Gelatin capsule (gelatin, purified water), rice powder, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).

Dosage

Recommended adult dose: 1 capsule daily with food or as directed by a health care practitioner. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 12 weeks.

Cautions

Caution: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have an iron deficiency or a liver disorder. Stop use and consult a health care practitioner if you develop symptoms of liver trouble such as yellowing of the skin/eyes (jaundice), abdominal pain, dark urine, sweating, nausea, unusual tiredness, and/or loss of appetite. Rare, unpredictable cases of liver injury associated with products containing green tea extract have been reported (in Canada and internationally). Keep out of the reach of children.

Allergen Statement

Contains no artificial colours, preservatives, or sweeteners; no dairy, sugar, wheat, gluten, yeast, soy, corn, egg, fish, shellfish, salt, tree nuts, or GMOs.

Feature Summary

Green tea (Camellia sinensis) is the most consumed beverage in the world after water, and has important medicinal value in Eastern cultures. It is often credited with bestowing health and longevity. Natural Factors Green Tea Extract contains highly purified polyphenols rich in natural green tea catechins.

As antioxidants, green tea catechins scavenge free radicals, prevent free radical damage, and enhance antioxidant defense systems by stimulating antioxidant enzyme activity such as glutathione peroxidase and catalase. The antioxidant polyphenols in green tea may also help protect against the oxidation of LDL (“bad”) cholesterol.

Green tea extract also supports healthy weight loss by decreasing the absorption of fat in the digestive tract. It stimulates thermogenesis, where the body turns fat into energy, better than caffeine or ephedrine and without increasing heartrate.

As antimicrobial agents, green tea catechins can destroy cariogenic (cavity-causing) bacteria. Research shows that green tea catechins not only suppress the formation of plaque by cariogenic bacteria but also kill the bacteria themselves.

Natural Factors Green Tea Extract is standardized to provide optimal levels of polyphenols, including 225 mg of catechins and 135 mg of EGCg. With this convenient formula, one capsule a day provides potent antioxidant support.