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Table of Contents Tea and Health - an Overview. Botanical Classification of Tea Plants. Green Tea, Black Tea and Semi-fermented Tea. The Chemistry of Tea Non-volatiles. The Chemistry of Tea Volatiles. Biochemical and Cellular Bases for Tea Activity. Physiological Effects of Caffeine and Related Purine Alkaloids. The Effects of Tea on the Cardiovascular System. Antimicrobial Activity of Tea Products. Anticarciogenic Activity of Tea. Antitumor Activity of Tea Products. Therapeutic Uses of Tea in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Agronomy and Commercial Production of Tea