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Effect of Green tea on Heart Rate of Male and Female

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Author(s): Naveed Ullah | Mir Azam Khan | Afzal Haq Asif | Afrasiab Ali Shah | Sadaf Anwar | Hazrat Wahid | Aamir Nazir

Journal: Asian Journal of Medical Sciences
ISSN 2040-8765

Volume: 3;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 180;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Camellia sinensis | decoction | heart rate | males and females

ABSTRACT
Camellia sinensis (Green tea) as a hot decoction is widely used throughout the Asia. Therefore to find out their effects on all the body functions are the need of hour, to recommend its safe use. In the current study the effect of Camellia sinensis on human (male and females) heart rate has been studied, by giving one cup of hot decoction of green tea to each subject of fifty four male and fifty four females. The heart rate per minute before and after the decoction was evaluated as; a great increase in the heart rate had been noted in case of males. Also a great decrease in the heart rate of individuals has been identified in case of females. From the current study it can be concluded that green tea have an effect of increasing heart rate in males and decreasing in the females, so the heart patients have to take care while using green tea.
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