It has an antioxidant effect.
Green tea is a plant native to Fujian (China), whose original name is "Tay". The Dutch, who introduced tea to Europe, evolved its name. The Portuguese used the name "Cha", originally from Macao, which means grass. It is a plant whose vegetable drug is the leaves, which after harvesting are stabilised by steam to prevent enzymatic oxidation. It contains xanthan bases (mainly caffeine), theanine, flavonoids, tannins, etc.
Traditionally, green tea has been used as a central nervous system stimulant, thanks to its caffeine content. It increases wakefulness and has an ergogenic effect, increasing physical performance. Likewise, it may have a certain relaxing effect, due to the presence of theanine; antioxidant and lipolytic, due to its catechins.
- CNS stimulant.
- Fat burner.