Table 1

Composition of tea packets in the crossover tea study
Component Green tea Black tea
(%, g/100 g) (%, g/100 g)
Flavan-3-ols
 (+)-Gallocatechin 2.5 0.2
 (−)-Epigallocatechin 8.0 0.4
 (+)-Catechin 1.2 0.9
 (−)-Epigallocatechingallate 12.1 0.7
 (−)-Epicatechin 3.0 0.6
 (+)-Gallocatechingallate 1.1 0.2
 (−)-Epicatechingallate 3.9 0.6
 (+)-Catechingallate 0.2 <0.1
Theaflavins
 Theaflavin - 0.3
 Theaflavin 3-O-gallate - 0.5
 Theaflavin 3’-O-gallate - 0.3
 Theaflavin 3,3’-di-O-gallate - 0.4
Caffeine 5.4 7.1
Gallic acid 0.2 0.9

Dash et al.

Dash et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:96   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-96

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