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Did you know that Tea contains Caffeine?

When you drink tea do you get a bit of a buzz?

Take a look at our basic guide and how much caffeine your tea may have.

 Caffeine in tea

White – 15 to 25mg per cup

Green – 20 to 40mg per cup

Yellow – 25 to 45mg per cup

Oolong – 30 to 45mg per cup

Black – 40 to 60mg per cup

Coffee – 80 to 120mg per cup

These are suggested caffeine levels in a cup of tea but wait there is more

What will lower the caffeine level

The lower the temperature of the water

The shorter the brew time

Smaller amounts of tea ratio to water so less than 2g of tea per cup.

Whole leaf

Highly Rolled and Twisted leaves

Older leaves

High proportion of stems in the tea

Tea Blends with Herbal flowers and fruit added to the tea

What will make a cup higher in caffeine

Higher Temperature of the water

Longer brew times

Higher ratio of tea to water – so more than 2g of tea per cup.

Broken leaves – such as Teabags

Younger leaves

More tips and buds in the tea

 

Many people aren’t affected by the caffeine in Tea, but if you are
Try drinking tea in the morning and in the afternoon have a herbal or fruit tea which doesn’t contain caffeine.
You will still get that relaxing feeling as you sip away all your troubles but without any caffeine affects
Happy drinking everyone

 

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