Green tea polyphenols are powerful antioxidants due to their particular flavonoid structures, and their glutathione-sparing activity has been well documented. Green tea polyphenols also help maintain the body's normal inflammatory response. Thorne Research’s Green Tea Phytosome has been complexed or bound to phosphotidylcholine thereby doubling it absorption over standard green tea products.
Green tea has a thermogenic effect meaning that it increases caloric burning. Green tea polyphenols have a healthy affect on cells, stimulating them to preferably burn fat as fuel. Extracts of EGCG increase energy expenditure and fat oxidation. Green Tea Phytosome has been shown to increased metabolic rate and drive greater fat metabolism in study subjects taking green tea extract.