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.
Highly Rolled and Twisted 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
More tips and buds in the tea