Camellia sinensis


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Noun1.Camellia sinensis - a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and IndiaCamellia sinensis - a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves; "tea has fragrant white flowers"
tea leaf, tea - dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea; "the store shelves held many different kinds of tea"; "they threw the tea into Boston harbor"
genus Camellia - tropical Asiatic evergreen shrubs or small trees
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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A story that evolves throughout the lifecycle of the Camellia sinensis plant.
Teas prepared from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant have about 47 mg of caffeine per cup, while most herbal teas are either caffeine-free or contain trace amounts.
FICTION p20 tea comes from a camellia plant, Camellia sinensis.
Serums formula includes camellia sinensis leaf extract, rosmarinus officinalis flower extract, centella asiatica leaf extract, together with numerous other active ingredients to slow the indicators of aging.
Tea comes from the camellia sinensis plant, and from these are six types: white tea, yellow tea, green tea, oolong, black and puehr.
With its Scandi-chic interior and young, trendy staff, Smith's represents the cutting edge of the tea scene, but there are more traditional ways to get your Camellia Sinensis fix in Portland, as I discover when I spend a few days in search of special brews.
In Scotland, all tea grown is from the Camellia Sinensis plant, which grows slowly, allowing the plants to develop a great depth of flavour.
Antimicrobial activity of aqueous and methanolic plant extracts of Camellia sinensis (Green tea), Syzygium aromaticum (Clove) and Mentha piperita (Peppermint) was evaluated against identified isolates.
Purpose of current study was to evaluate the immunomodulatory potential of Camellia sinensis in broiler chickens artificially infected with mixed Eimeria species.
According to Youngevity, the primary nutritional differentiator for RicoLife has been its use of camellia sinensis, commonly known as "purple tea.
The composition contains zinc oxide, octinoxate, a-arbutin, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, water, ascorbic acid; bis-vinyl dimethicone copolymer; camellia sinensis leaf (green tea) extract; C13-14 isoparaffin, caprylic/ capric triglyceride, cucumis sativus fruit extract, cyclomethicone, dimethicone, ethylhexylglycerin, glycerin, glyceryl stearate, glycrrhiza glabra extract, helianthus annuus oil, laureth-7, niacinamide, parfum, PEG-100 stearate, phenoxyethanol, polyacrylamide, polysorbate-20, punica granatum extract and tocopheryl acetate.
This classification was revised by Wight (1962) who assigned specific ranks to China tea and Assam tea, of which he named the nomenclature Camellia sinensis (L.