Green Tea Catechins
How it supports your body
Green tea has long been associated with improved energy, mental clarity and general health. Catechins are the main active component of green tea, and are purified to provide you a caffeine-free anti-oxidant blend to support you on your period.
Found in: Camellia sinensis, commonly known as green tea
Amount (PMS & Period Support): 84mg of GreenSelect® Phytosome
Supplier: Indena S.p.A (Italy)
What makes it special: Greenselect® is a high potency extract of green tea leaves that includes all of the major catechins, has been double standardized to ensure purity, and then encapsulated in a phytosome to increase absorption by your body. A phytosome is a special structure of sunflower lecithin that ensures your body can absorb the catechins as they pass through your body. Greenselect® is a registered trademark of Indena S.p.A.
There are 14,000+ plus published papers looking into how catechins works. Take a dive into the research to see what the science says. Below are three papers to get you started.
** Beneficial effects of tea catechins on diet-induced obesity: stimulation of lipid catabolism in the liver. International Journal of Obesity 26, 1459–1464 (2002).
** Bioavailability of Tea Catechins and Its Improvement. Molecules 23, 2346 (2018).
** Green Tea Catechin Metabolites Exert Immunoregulatory Effects on CD4+ T Cell and Natural Killer Cell Activities. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 64, 3591–3597 (2016).