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Table of Contents An introduction to the history of tea, biosynthesis of tea catechins, fermentation of tea, methods of extracting polyphenolic constituents of tea, antioxidative action of tea polyphenols, radical scavenging action, antibacterial action, MRSA, anticariogenic action, antiviral action of tea polyphenols, prevention of cancer by tea polyphenols, lipid lowering effects, hypoglycaemic action of tea polyphenols, hypotensive action of tea polyphenols, effects on intestinal flora, the fate of tea catechins after oral intake, efficacy of the health benefits of black tea or black tea polyphenols, toxicology, practical and industrial applications, tea in Japan.