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Data: Fair

Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Powder

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SYNONYMS

CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF POWDER, CAMELLIA SINENSIS (TEA PLANT) LEAF POWDER, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF POWDER, and GREEN TEA LEAF POWDER

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Powder is a powder derived from the leaves of Camellia sinensis.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
1402 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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