The paper deals with growing industrial utilization of tea extract, which is a new product. Utilization of tea extract in several areas such as dye, deodorant, sterilization agent and medical agent have been developed. Antioxidant activity of catechins that occur in green tea leaves has been seen to be effective. As a preserving agent of fatty and raw food tea extract dyed cloth shows attractive colour and possessed properties of microbial growth inhibition as also deodorant properties. In Japan T-shirts, underwears, etc, are treated with tea extract. Tea extract has been shown to have inhibiting effect on S. mutans and is utilized for dental care. Other uses include pharmacy, food items, etc. Other claims include that tea extract has anti-inflammatory properties.
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