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Descriptor English: Camellia sinensis
Descriptor Spanish: Camellia sinensis
Descriptor Portuguese: Camellia sinensis
Descriptor French: Camellia sinensis
Entry term(s): Camellia sinenses
Thea sinenses
Thea sinensis
Thea sinensis (Homeopathy)
sinensis, Camellia
sinensis, Thea
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.341.998.500.500
HP4.018.189.179
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028241
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: for the beverage, use TEA
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Theales (1999-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see TEA 1999-2001
History Note: 2002; use TEA 1999-2001
Related: Tea MeSH
DeCS ID: 35959
Unique ID: D028241
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Camellia sinensis - Preferred
Concept UI M0381850
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Camellia sinensis
Entry term(s) Camellia sinenses
Thea sinenses
Thea sinensis
sinensis, Camellia
sinensis, Thea
Thea sinensis (Homeopathy) - Narrower
Concept UI FD00060071
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Scientific name: Camellia sinensis. Synonym: Camellia thea. Common name: Black tea. Abbreviation: "thea.". Plant origin. Original habitat: China. Parts used: leaves.
Preferred term Thea sinensis (Homeopathy)



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