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Report on the pharmacological effects of green tea.
Studies on the effects of green tea
The subjects were overweight and had elevated liver enzyme levels. 500 mg of green tea extract twice daily for 12 weeks.
The results showed that green tea extract was able to reduce body weight, body mass index, insulin resistance. and blood lipid levels, including
-Total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL cholesterol significantly in combination with an increase in HDL cholesterol levels
-AST reduces inflammation of the liver and has been found to reduce the accumulation of fat in the liver.
-Improve liver function by reducing ALT enzyme levels
Source : - Herbal information booklet Herbal Information Office Faculty of Pharmacy Mahidol University
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