Technologies

Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences

Title:

Tea Catechins

Area:

Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences

Focus Area:

Food Technology

Developing Agency:

CSIR - Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT)

Email:

sukhjinder@ihbt.res.in, bdmu@ihbt.res.in
Website Link :https://www.ihbt.res.in/en/

Brief Description

Description :

Tea leaves contains 15-20% of total polyphenols of which catechins constitute up to 80%. Epigallocatechin (EGC), epicatechin (EC), epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and epicatechin gallate (ECG) are the major catechins, which are high value antioxidants with nutraceutical properties