Safety of green tea extracts : a systematic review by the US Pharmacopeia.

@article{Sarma2008SafetyOG,
  title={Safety of green tea extracts : a systematic review by the US Pharmacopeia.},
  author={Dandapantula N Sarma and Marilyn L Barrett and Mary L Chavez and Paula M. Gardiner and Richard Ko and Gail B. Mahady and Robin J. Marles and Linda S. Pellicore and Gabriel I Giancaspro and Tieraona Low Dog},
  journal={Drug safety},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={469-84}
}
Green tea [Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze] is the fourth most commonly used dietary supplement in the US. Recently, regulatory agencies in France and Spain suspended market authorization of a weight-loss product containing green tea extract because of hepatotoxicity concerns. This was followed by publication of adverse event case reports involving green tea… CONTINUE READING