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P H A R M A N E X ® S O LU T I O N S / I M M U N E S U P P O R T
ANTIOXIDANT DEFENCE SYSTEM SUPPORT
What Makes This Product Unique?
Tegreen 97® is a proprietary, highly concentrated extract of the
• A proprietary green tea extract containing 97% polyphenols of
antioxidant catechins found naturally in green tea that promote
• Has the antioxidant power of seven cups of tea per capsule and
• The 6S Quality Process ensures the quality and potency of each
Green tea has been used traditionally in China for thousands of years
for its health-preserving and revitalising power. Modern science has
• Standardised for consistent and powerful benefits
identified powerful antioxidants in green tea called polyphenols. One
• In a comparative study, Tegreen 97® was shown to have better
group of polyphenols called catechins is particularly potent and highly
bioavailability and antioxidant capacity than drinking green or
effective at neutralising free radicals at the cellular level. Catechins
support healthy cell function while providing antioxidant protection to
Who Should Use This Product?
Any adult concerned about long-term cell health and their antioxidant
Tegreen 97® from Pharmanex® is a proprietary, highly concentrated
status should take Tegreen 97.® Individuals with a hectic, busy, or
extract of the catechins found in green tea. As one of the most potent
stressful lifestyle, or those frequently exposed to pollution might
antioxidant supplements on the market, Tegreen 97® has a 97%
also find benefits from Tegreen 97® supplementation.
polyphenol content, 65% of which are catechins. Each Tegreen 97®
capsule contains the catechin equivalent of approximately seven cups
Did You Know?
of green tea and is 99.5% caffeine free. Recent clinical studies
• After water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the
show consuming 400 to 600 mg of catechins at one time will
more effectively increase the level of catechins in the blood and
• Tegreen 97® comes from green tea grown in Zhejiang, the number
increase the amount of time they stay in the body.
• Proprietary extraction of Tegreen 97® ensures a higher level of
• Contains 97% polyphenols - one of the most potent
• The processing of black tea destroys all of the active components
• A recent study by UCLA compared the effects of plasma
• Provides potent antioxidants to defend against free radicals at
antioxidant activity after consuming Tegreen 97,® green tea, or
black tea. Tegreen 97® was shown to be more bioavailable than
• Supports the antioxidant defence system in the presence of
drinking green or black tea, and increased plasma antioxidant
excess dietary fats, cigarette smoke, alcohol intake, pollution,
• Supports healthy cell function and helps protect cell structures
Frequently Asked Questions
How does Tegreen 97
• Helps relieve nervous tension, stress and mild anxiety *
Increasing evidence suggests that the therapeutic effects of green
tea are mediated by tea polyphenols. Tegreen 97® provides
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triple-action cell protection by supporting the body in neutralising
Key Scientific Studies
three cell-jeopardising substances: free radicals, nitrosamines, and
1. Pillai SP, Mitscher LA, Menon SR. Antimutagenic/Antioxidant
activity of green tea components and related compounds. Journal
Why is Tegreen 97
of Environmental Pathology, 1999; 18:147–58.
Tegreen 97® provides the most concentrated levels of green tea
2. Mitscher LA, Jung M, Wahlqvist ML, O'Brien RC. Chemoprotection:
polyphenols available in most food supplements. Green tea
A review of the potential therapeutic antioxidant properties of green
characteristics vary widely according to region of growth, altitude,
tea and its constituents. Med Res Rev, 1997; 17:327– 65.
climate, and processing techniques. Pharmanex adheres to the
3. Henning S, Niu Y, Lee N, Thames G, Minutti R, Wang H, Go V,
time-honoured tradition of using only the finest leaf buds and young
Heber D. Bioavailability and antioxidant activity of tea flavanols
leaves of tea plants cultivated in Zhejiang Province. This province is
after consumption of green tea, black tea, or a green tea extract
the number one tea-producing region in China, producing some of
supplement. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2004;
the highest quality tea in the world. Our proprietary process
maximises the concentration of the naturally occurring
polyphenols, while virtually eliminating caffeine.
Amount Per Capsule
Are there scientific studies validating this product?
Epidemiological, animal, and in vitro studies document the health
Camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract conc (20:1)
maintenance and antioxidant benefits of green tea. Numerous
studies using the proprietary extract found in Tegreen 97® (known
as Xin Nao Jian in Asia), suggest that the polyphenols in Tegreen
97® provide a broad spectrum of antioxidant benefits.
Other Ingredients: Millet powder, Gelatin, Magnesium Stearate,
Magnesium Trisilicate, Silicon Dioxide, Water, Glycerol.
Is Tegreen 97
Each 250 mg capsule of Tegreen 97® is a 20:1 extract of green tea
Directions for Use
leaves, standardised to contain a minimum of 97% pure polyphenols,
As a dietary supplement, take one (1) to four (4) capsules daily;
65% of which are the catechins (> 95 mg EGCg per capsule).
preferably one (1) to two (2) each morning and evening with food.
Is Tegreen 97
Tegreen 97® is considered decaffeinated for labeling purposes.
Tegreen 97® contains approximately 1.25 mg of caffeine per
capsule, which is well below the stimulatory level. For comparison,
a cup of coffee contains 100 to 150 mg of caffeine.
Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant or lactating, or
taking a prescription medication, consult a doctor prior to use.
Tegreen 97® is safe at recommended dosages. Pharmanex has been
* If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Each
involved in multiple clinical studies in Asia evaluating the impact of
Tegreen 97® on health parameters. The majority of these studies
used a dosage of 600 mg of Tegreen 97® per day (200 mg green
tea extract, taken three times daily). These studies showed
benefits at this higher dosage without side effects. In addition,
evidence derived from epidemiological data indicate that long-term
consumption of 10 or more cups of green tea per day does not
result in adverse effects and may be associated with significant
Is there anyone who should not use this product?
Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant or lactating,
or taking a prescription medication, consult a doctor before using
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