EGCG-50+ decaffeinated green tea extract with complex of catechins
Green tea contains the highest percentage of polyphenols of all teas. These polyphenols consist of 6 different catechins. The most important are; epicatechin, epicatechin-3-gallate, epigallocatechin and mainly epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). EGCG is the most active polyphenol in green tea and the most studied.
Green tea helps protect cells and tissues from oxidative damage1.
The combination of EGCG with other catechins enhances the protective effect1 of green tea.
EGCG-50+ is almost fully decaffinated (one capsule contains ≤ 1 mg of caffein).
1Health claim pending approval by European Commission.
Directions of use
1 capsule one to three times daily, on an emtpy stomach.
Do not take together with milkproducts.
Do not exceed the recommended daily intake.
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
Store in a cool dry place, keep out of reach of young children.
200 mg Green tea (Camelia sinensis) (leaf) extract (standardized to min. 95% polyphenols, 75% catechins, 50% EGCG)
Contains 150 mg catechins en 100 mg epigallocatechine-3-gallata (EGCG) per capsule.
Green tea; Stabiliser (capsule: hypromellose); Bulking agent (cellulose); Anti-caking agent (magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide).
Interactions and warnings
Do not take at the same time, but with an interval of at least 2-4 hours, with: Risperidone1, Sunitinib2 and Folic Acid3 – green tea decreases absorption.
Do not use in combination with: Methotrexate, Cyclophosphamide or Acyclovir – green tea inhibits the breakdown4.
Use with caution in combination with:
Anticoagulants – green tea can enhance the effect.
5-fluorouracil – green tea may increase absorption.
EGCG has the potential to increase the bioavailability of levodopa in the blood and brain by inhibiting its degradation5.
Do not use when using bortezomib (medicine for malignant disease)3.
Decaffeinated; contains ≤ 1 mg cafeïne per capsule.
Not recommended for children and pregnant women.
Contains 150 mg catechins and 100 mg epigallocatechine-3-gallate (EGCG) per capsule.
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
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Green tea extract with complex of catechins – decaffeinated (≤ 1 mg caffein per capsule). Green tea helps protect cells and tissues from oxidative damage.