Green Tea

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Overview

Green tea is from the Camelia sinensis plant.  It promotes mental alertness and focus.  It is used to prevent cancer, human papilloma virus (HPV) in women, and treats Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, heart and blood vessel conditions, diabetes, low blood pressure, kidney stones, and dental cavities.  Those who consume an excessive amount of green tea may exhibit symptoms such as headaches, nervousness, problems sleeping, vomiting, diarrhea, irregular heartbeat, dizziness, convulsions and confusion.


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Sources

  1. [0] – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/960.html