Extreme Health USA - Organic Loose Leaf Green Tea - 4 oz. From the idyllic mountains of China, Extreme Health USA's Organic Loose Leaf Green Tea naturally contains a very high concentration of antioxidants called polyphenals which help to support the body's natural process to neutralize free radicals that contribute to rapid aging, cell damage, and other degenerative diseases. Herbal TeasAt Extreme Health, tea is more than just a beverage to be enjoyed. It is a great way to support your healthy lifestyle because it is a natural source of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols and other great benefits. Extreme Health USA has carefully selected a limited variety of whole leaf teas that deliver high concentrations of antioxidants - and taste great! Their teas are organic whole leaves that hold all their health enhancing properties. They carry a limited selection of the teas they believe support your active, healthy lifestyle! Antioxidants & Free RadicalsFree radicals are highly reactive compounds that are created in the body during normal metabolic functions or introduced from the environment. Free radicals are inherently unstable, since they contain extra energy. To reduce their energy load, free radicals react with certain chemicals in the body, and in the process, interfere with the cells' ability to function normally. Antioxidants work in several ways: they may reduce the energy of the free radical, stop the free radical from forming in the first place, or interrupt an oxidizing chain reaction to minimize the damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are believed to play a role in more than sixty different health conditions, including the aging process, cancer, and atherosclerosis. Reducing exposure to free radicals and increasing intake of antioxidant nutrients has the potential to reduce the risk of free radical-related health problems. Oxygen, although essential to life, is the source of the potentially damaging free radicals.