Camellia Theifera - (Green Tea)
- It possesses different classes of chemical compounds, including polyphenols, alkaloids, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and amino acids.
- It has anti cancer, antioxidant, anti hypercholesterolic, and antimicrobial properties.
- Green tea behaves as a potent anti-cancer, owing to its polyphenolics, which are effective against various chemical induced carcinogen, in addition to their pronounced effect on tumour suppression.
- Green tea is also effective against various bacteria that cause dental caries, such as Escherichia coli, Streptococcus salivarius, and Streptococcus mutans.
- It’s photo helps and relieving skin damage and promotes sound healing.
China, India, and Sri Lanka are the biggest tea-producing countries. Green teas (Indian) are grown mostly in tea estates in Darjeeling (West Bengal). Green tea grown at the high-altitude in Darjeeling have a special astringent flavor to them, whereas Nilgiri green teas grown in South India have distinct vegetal notes with a stronger taste.