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Tea Extract and Delayed Muscle Soreness

April 28, 2011

Wellgen has developed a screening platform enabling it to evaluate the impact of natural extracts on the inflammatory process and gene expression.

“The first human clinical trial of its theaflavin-enriched black tea extract showed a reduction in the expression of pro-inflammatory mRNA and cytokines/chemokines proteins, a reduction in inflammatory biomarker levels and a rise in the anti-inflammatory immuno-modulatory cytokine IL-10″

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), oxidative stress and cortisol response in subjects doing high intensity anaerobic exercise also showed promising results.

Full Article HERE.


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