Urine Plasma  
[polyphenol] source used in experiment Source composition Doses administered Dose duration Total no. subjects Mean urinary excretion (%) Kinetic data Tmax (hours) Mean Cmax (µmol/L) Half life (hours) AUC (µmol/L·h) Kinetic data Reference
human studies
green tea powder in hot water Food administered
1.2 g Single dose 5 Graph LI 2000
green tea powder in hot water Food administered
2.4 g Single dose 1 56.54 ┬Ámol after 6 days LI 2000
green tea solids in water Food administered
20 mg/kg bw Single dose 4 14 1.02 Graph MENG 2001
theaflavins in hot water Food administered
700 mg Single dose 2 Detected (unquantified) MULDER 2001
  Urine Plasma  
[polyphenol] source used in experiment Source composition Doses administered Dose duration Total no. subjects Mean urinary excretion (%) Kinetic data Tmax (hours) Mean Cmax (µmol/L) Half life (hours) AUC (µmol/L·h) Kinetic data Reference
human studies
green tea Not applicable 1.2 g Single dose 5 Detected (unquantified) LI 2001