According to Balch, the opposite is true (Herbal Healing, p. 78).
I've known for a long time that green tea helps keep sugar out of the
bloodstream by inhibiting the enzymes in the mouth and intestines that break
down carbohydrates into simple sugars. It is also known that green tea lowers
blood cholesterol without side effects, and it also slows the oxidation of LDL
into harmful forms that lead to atherosclerosis.
>Green tea ....! Suggest that you read up about liver damage caused by
>consuming green tea. A pharmacist I know has warned me off drinking green
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