Friday, June 8, 2018

Green tea

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Green tea (Hanzi: 绿 Traditional Hanzi: 綠茶 pinyin: Lǜ chá) is a tea name made from tea plant leaves (Camellia sinensis) picked and subjected to heating to prevent oxidation, or it may mean the beverages produced by brewing the tea leaves .

Green tea is a popular drink in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Middle East, Southeast Asia and increasingly known also in Western countries who used to be drinkers of black tea.

The many catechin clusters contained in green tea in the form of an epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) molecule can inhibit tumorigenesis at the initiation, promotion and progression stage.