Camellia sinensis

Family Theaceae
Scientific name Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Synonyms Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze var. sinensis, Camellia thea Link; Thea oleosa Loureiro; Thea sinensis L.; Thea viridis L.
Common name (Japanese common name) cha [tea], cha-no-ki [tea tree]
(English common name) green tea, tea
Distribution (Japan) garden plants
(Other nations) [native] China
Chromosomal number 2n=30
Description Leaves 4-10cm. Flowers white 2-2.5cm, flowering in October. Evergreen. Shrub.
Reference Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Deodorant compositions (US Patent 4501730/1985)
Immobilized enzyme systems (US Patent 4585738/1986)
Camellia sinensis extracts that promote the growth of bifidobacterium (US Patent 5071653/1991)
Stabilized cosmetic compositions containing monoacyl phosphatide and a saponin (US Patent 5567419/1996)
Process for the preparation of a powdered instant black tea drink mix (US Patent 5683736/1997)
Formulations containing coumarins and the use thereof in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic fields (US Patent 5665365/1997)
Compositions and methods to prevent microbial contamination of plant tissue culture media (US Patent 5750402/1998)
Blue light photoreceptors and methods of using the same (US Patent 5824859/1998)
Process for extracting polyphenol fractions of tea and compositions produced therewith (US Patent 5989557/1999)
Herbal extract composition containing gynostemma pentaphyllum, crataegus pinnatifida and camellia sinensis (US Patent 5910308/1999)
Polyphenol fractions of tea, the use thereof and formulations containing them (US Patent 6096359/2000)
Method for anticancer therapy using an herbal extract composition (US Patent 6168795/2001)
Method for isolation of caffeine-free catechins from green tea (US Patent 6210679/2001)
Black tea manufacture (US Patent 6299926/2001)
Tea catechin formulations and processes for making same (US Patent 6428818/2002)
Use of a content of catechins or a content of green tea extract in cosmetic preparations for tanning the skin (US Patent 6399046/2002)
Purified proteins, recombinant DNA sequences and processes for producing caffeine-free beverages (US Patent 6348641/2002)
Tea catechins in sustained release formulations as cancer specific proliferation inhibitors (US Patent 6410052/2002)
Tea catechins as cancer specific proliferation inhibitors (US Patent 6410061/2002)
Oil-in-water emulsion containing C10-C24 fatty acid derivatives for treating skin of mammals (US Patent 6342208/2002)
Cold brew tea (US Patent 6491961/2002)
Cosmetic intensive repair serum with morinda citrifolia (US Patent 6589514/2003)
Method for microproduction of tea plants from leaf explants (US Patent 6599743/2003)
Cold water soluble tea (US Patent 6589575/2003)
Organic fungicide (US Patent 6616952/2003)
Tobacco alternative (US Patent 6619293/2003)
Species specific genomic DNA sequences for identification of Anacardium occidentale and the method for its utilization in detection of cashew husk in made tea samples (US Patent 6541624/2003)
One step method for micro-production of tea leaves (US Patent 6548300/2003)
Composition and method for treating the effects of diseases and maladies (US Patent 6576267/2003)
Composition for treating obesity and esthetic treatment process (US Patent 6814986/2004)
Green tea extract for treating obesity (US Patent 6830765/2004)
Anaerobic tea steeper and method of use (US Patent 6821541/2004)
Compounds and their uses (US Patent 6716826/2004)
Apparatus for brewing a beverage (US Patent 6805042/2004)
Method for inhibiting pathogenesis associated with particle-inhalation (US Patent 6713094/2004)
Camellia sinensis gene encoding a caffine synthesis associated N-Methyl transferase with 7-Methylxanthine N3 Methyl transferase, Theobromine N1 Methyl transferase, and Paraxanthine N3 Methyl transferase activities and use thereof (US Patent 6930227/2005)
Hair care composition (US Patent 6855312/2005)
Composition and method for treatment of vaginal dryness (US Patent 6893648/2005)
Transgenic tea through biolistic using leaf explants (US Patent 7129394/2006)
Plant growth stimulator (US Patent 7053025/2006)
Neutralizing agent for clostridium bacterial neurotoxins and preparation method thereof (US Patent 6987126/2006)
Method for maximizing scalp health and inducing enhanced visual and tactile hair quality (US Patent 7025955/2006)
Functional agent for decomposing nicotine and method of preparing the same (US Patent 7037533/2006)
Functional water (US Patent 7141264/2006)
Hair coloring compositions (US Patent 7172632/2007)
Method for the treatment and prevention of overweight in mammals (US Patent 7214386/2007)
Methods of making and using theaflavin, theaflavin-3-gallate, theaflavin-3'-gallate and theaflavin 3,3'-digallate and mixtures thereof (US Patent 7157493/2007)
Skincare composition against free radicals (US Patent 7195787/2007)
Botanical extract compositions and process for preparing same (US Patent 7214391/2007)
Green tea formulations and methods of preparation (US Patent 7232585/2007)

October 2007
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October 2007
at my home
October 2007
at my home