Tea, Camellia Sinensis, is of particular importance to humans. Tea consumption has a long history of over 2000 years. Currently, tea is one of the most popular beverages all over the world. The subject of tea and health has attracted a great deal of attention. In addition to the use in traditional medicine, modern biomedical research, particularly in the two decades, has shown the potential application of tea and tea products to disease prevention and therapy. The goal of this book is to cover all relevant aspects including botanical identification, processing and major categories of tea, composition and the chemistry of constituents, biological activities, physiological and pharmacological effects, and experimental therapeutic effects. The therapeutic applications of tea based on traditional Chinese medicine are also included. The contributors are renowned experts from botanical, agricultural, chemical, biochemical, pharmacological and medical circles. This book will be an invaluable refe

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Author(s)Yong Su Zhen
PublisherRoutledge Taylor and Francis group
BindingHard Back
Publish YearJanuary 2012