Green Tea Phytosome has been intensively scrutinized to ensure it is a safe and highly antioxidant caffeine free green tea extract. This tea has a very high polyphenol content of not less than 60%. The most active parts are polyphenol, epigallocatechin 3-0-gallate, comprising at least 40% of the extract. Green Tea has been shown to have preventive properties towards esophageal, stomach, lung, colorectal, bladder, gastric and pancreatic cancers. Along with protecting against cancers it has also been shown thru extensive research to help gaurd against cardiovascular disease by lowering total cholesterol levels and improves the cholesterol profile (the ratio of LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol), reduces platelet aggregation, and lowers blood pressure. The benefits of Green Tea do not stop there. It also has antibacterial properties, and can stimulate immune system cells.