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  1. Green Tea By: Ali Momin Michael Sinanan

  2. Agenda • State • History • Description • Description Con’t • Benefits • Green Tea • Medicine Purposes • Medicine Purposes Con’t • Green Tea Waste • Evaluation

  3. State • Comes from camellia sinensis plant • Leaves used to make the tea

  4. History • Green Tea originates from China from a plant called Camellia sinensis • It was more well used in Asia and now has become popular in the west • Although it is well distributed green tea comes in different tastes • Factors that effect the taste is the harvest time, processing and the growing conditions

  5. Description • Camellia sinensis are grown like shrubs/ small trees and are luscious green • The young lighter green leaves are used for Green Tea • The color of the leaves produces different tasting tea • The plant may vary between 5-6 feet in height • The flowers of this plant is yellow-white

  6. Description Con’t • The Camellia sinensis mainly grows in tropical and subtropical climates • The plant also needs at least 127 cm (50inches) of rainfall a year • Many countries near the equator grow green tea on tree tops for more dampness

  7. Benefits • Virtually almost every benefit possible • Acts as an antioxidant, gives more energy, helps burn fat,  prevents and treats cancers, relieves stress, helps thinking power, cardiovascular health, protects lungs from smoking, protects liver from drinking, helps tooth decay, helps bone growth, and reduces blood pressure • First discovered in China, the origin is not confirmed. But used worldwide, and is very common.

  8. Green Tea • Has the highest concentrated of powerful antioxidants called Polyphenols • Antioxidants is a compound that gets rid of free radicals that cause dead cells • Free Radicals occur due too ultraviolent waves, cigarette smoke and toxins as such • These minor effects can cause diseases and cancer later on • Green tea prevents these effects

  9. Medicine Purposes • Green Tea extracts have been traditionally used as Chinese medicine for centuries • The main extract for medicine in Camellia sinensis Catechins There are 3 main ways to extract this: • Strong infusions: The green tea leaves are soaked in alcohol and then grinded up at 2% concentration

  10. Medicine Purposes Con’t • Soft Extracts: You conduct strong infusion to a next stage of 20-25% concentration • Dry Extracts: You conduct strong infusion to 40-50% concentration and let it dry • Other methods to extract to drink is by usinghot water and methanol

  11. Green Tea Waste • Green Tea waste is actually used to create Sudan grass • This grass is used to cultivate grain • The green tea wastes have traces of nitrogen and carbohydrates that help preserve these plants • The waste also has a high natural antioxidants level • Due to this even the waste is becoming invaluable • In some cases Green Tea waste is used in protein supplements for their rich formula

  12. Evaluate • A health drink which has a good taste • Extremely different from the sodas and unhealthy drinks rare nutrient ECGC • Many health benefits, as listedmiraculously fights cancer cells • Study that took 1 year, fewer prostate cancers were detected that used green tea, (1 out of 30 men got prostate cancer) compared with the placebo group, where 9 out of 30 men got prostate cancer

  13. Reference Zieve, D., & Eltz, D. (1924, August 9). Green tea. University of Maryland Medical Center | Home. Retrieved October 2, 2011 News. (n.d.). Potent antiviral nutrients are critical to disease prevention and longevity. Natural Health. Retrieved October 2, 2011, from News. (n.d.). Potent antiviral nutrients are critical to disease prevention and longevity. Natural Health. Retrieved October 2, 2011, from Cabrera, C., & Artacho, R. (n.d.). Beneficial Effects of Green Tea—A Review . Journal of the American College of Nutrition . Retrieved October 2, 2011, from

  14. The End • Thank You, For You Time