Shreya Ray1, Umme Hassanat2 and Rinku Saha*3

1Department of Botany, Lady Brabourne College Post Graduate Department of Botany-700016 (India)


A review work has been done on the Synergistic activity of tea with some common medicinal plants. Tea is an aromatic beverage prepared by using the leaves of Camellia sinensis. Many people use tea with some medicinal spice and herbs for health purpose and as well as stimulant.In the present review Green Tea and Black Tea both are with the plants namely- tea (Camellia sinensis), ginger (Zingiber officinale), black pepper (Piper nigrum) and tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) clove (Syzygium aromaticum) lemon (Citrus limon) have beenselected as all these plants show flavonoid, antioxidant antimicrobialpotential individually. It was observed that various herbs have different bioactive components with different antioxidant activities. When they are mixed together, the mixtures shows higher or lower antioxidant capacity than their individual extracts. It may be due to synergistic interaction among different biochemical compounds.

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