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bottle of 180 Veg. Capsules of NOW EGCg

NOW - EGCg (Green Tea Extract)

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Info: 180 Veg. Capsules

Green tea has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for a myriad of purposes (including to stimulate the heart, mind, nervous system, and digestion), and in India to treat fungal infections, but it can be a bit of an acquired taste, for some. A single capsule of this extract has the phytonutrient content of about 2 to 3 cups of green tea, with a high potency, standardized amount of its component, together with some regular (decaffeinated) green tea to ensure the full range of useful co-nutrients is present.

Info: 180 Veg. Capsules

Green tea has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for a myriad of purposes (including to stimulate the heart, mind, nervous system, and digestion), and in India to treat fungal infections, but it can be a bit of an acquired taste, for some. A single capsule of this extract has the phytonutrient content of about 2 to 3 cups of green tea, with a high potency, standardized amount of its component, together with some regular (decaffeinated) green tea to ensure the full range of useful co-nutrients is present.

Product Notes:

There are many phytonutrients in green tea, including Polyphenols and Catechins, which provide potent antioxidant benefits. One Catechin in particular, EGCg (or epigallo-catechin-3-gallate, which this product is named for, since it makes up half the content of the caffeinated part), has demonstrated extraordinary free radical quenching power in laboratory studies. In recent years, EGCg has received major attention due to its numerous health benefits for conditions including neurodegenerative, cardiovascular, and inflammatory diseases.

Lab studies have demonstrated EGCg has strong antioxidant activity and an ability to interfere with pathways associated with pathological conditions where inflammation is the major factor. It's also been shown to be able to help support healthy cell cycle regulation, in some non-clinical studies, and to be potentially beneficial in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis by inhibiting inflammatory protein gene expression in cartilage. Green tea or its extracts may also be a useful addition to a weight management program.

Related Product: Also see AOR Active Green Tea.

Ingredients:

Each capsule contains:

400 mg Green Tea Extract (Camellia sinensis) (Leaf) (Contains 4 mg of Caffeine) [Standardized to contain 50% EGCg (Epigallocatechin Gallate) (200 mg)]
50 mg Decaffeinated Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) (Leaf)

Non-medicinal ingredients: Veg. Capsule (hypromellose, water), Silica, Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).

Suggested Usage:

Adults: Take 1 capsule daily with meals. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 12 weeks.

Warnings:

Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to using NOW Foods EGCg if you have a liver disorder or develop symptoms of liver trouble, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Health Canada Natural Product Number: 80005626.

Supporting Science:

Li, Yuejin et al. “Effects of Green Tea (-)-Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG) on Cardiac Function - A Review of the Therapeutic Mechanism and Potentials.” Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, 2022.

Mokra, Daniela et al. “Therapeutic Effects of Green Tea Polyphenol (‒)-Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG) in Relation to Molecular Pathways Controlling Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Apoptosis.” International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2022.

Payne, Ashley et al. “Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG): New Therapeutic Perspectives for Neuroprotection, Aging, and Neuroinflammation for the Modern Age.” Biomolecules, 2022.

Potenza, Maria Assunta et al. “The Intrinsic Virtues of EGCG, an Extremely Good Cell Guardian, on Prevention and Treatment of Diabesity Complications.” Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 2020.

Rondanelli, Mariangela et al. “Effect of Acute and Chronic Dietary Supplementation with Green Tea Catechins on Resting Metabolic Rate, Energy Expenditure and Respiratory Quotient: A Systematic Review.” Nutrients, 2021.

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