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Substance Name: Camellia sinensis
ID: CJ12600000


  • Camellia sinensis L. (formerly Thea sinensis) is an evergreen Asiatic shrub of the THEACEAE family. The infusion of leaves of this plant is used as Oriental TEA which contains CAFFEINE; THEOPHYLLINE; and epigallocatechin gallate.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Natural Product
  • Tumor Data
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Camellia sinensis

MeSH Heading

  • Camellia sinensis


  • Camellia sinensis
  • Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze
  • Green tea
  • Polyphenols
  • Thea sinensis
  • White tea

Systematic Name

  • Assam tea

Registry Numbers

ID Number

  • NIOSH/CJ1260000

System Generated Number

  • CJ12600000