What is Chinese Green Tea?

Category: Supplements

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Green tea is a traditional drink in many parts of the world which consists of water brewed with the leaves of the Camellia sinensis ("tea plant") that has undergone minimal oxidation or processing. In contrast to black tea, green tea contains less caffeine.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 0
General health 2 0
Fatigue 1 2
Support digestive health 1 0
Support weight loss 1 0
Tiredness 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Chinese Green Tea

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 1
Insomnia 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Chinese Green Tea

Dosage Patients
374 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Chinese Green Tea

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Chinese Green Tea

Duration

Currently taking Chinese Green Tea

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Chinese Green Tea

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
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1 patient evaluation for Chinese Green Tea

Dec 7, 2010 (Started Jan 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: insomnia, anxious mood

May 15, 2009 (Started Jan 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (anxious mood, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: insomnia, anxious mood

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