Effect of green tea (Camellia sinensis L.) extract on morphological and functional changes in adult male gonads of albino rats.

@article{Chandra2011EffectOG,
  title={Effect of green tea (Camellia sinensis L.) extract on morphological and functional changes in adult male gonads of albino rats.},
  author={Amar k. Chandra and Shyamosree Roy Choudhury and Neela De and Mahitosh Sarkar},
  journal={Indian journal of experimental biology},
  year={2011},
  volume={49 9},
  pages={
          689-97
        }
}
Green tea, prepared from the steamed and dried leaves of the shrub Camellia sinensis, is known for its antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic effects. However, its effects on male gonadal functions have not been explored adequately and the present investigation has been undertaken to evaluate the effect of green tea extract on gonads of adult male albino rats. Results of in vivo studies showed that green tea extract (GTE) at mild (1.25 g%, identical to 5 cups of tea/day), moderate (2.5 g%, identical… CONTINUE READING
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