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Does black tea contain caffeine? - Advantages and disadvantages of black tea


Whether black tea contains caffeine, how much and what advantages and disadvantages black tea has, the subject of this blog article should be.



  1. What is black tea?
  2. Caffeine in black tea
  3. Advantages of black tea
  4. Disadvantages of black tea
  5. Conclusion



1. What is black tea?

Black tea is a caffeinated drink from the leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant will be produced. It is traditionally drunk in many parts of the world and is known for its earthy, bitter taste and various flavors.

Black tea also contains a variety of important activity, vitamins and minerals that contribute to health. Of course, black tea also contains caffeine, but significantly less than Guayusa And also less than coffee and mate. You can find a precise comparison in our blog article "Guayusa Caffeine content - mate tea caffeine content in comparison"

A comparison of the best known caffeinated drinks in the world can be found in our free e-book "Wachmacher comparison"As a free download.



Black tea caffeine - Guayusa Caffeine content comparison


2. Caffeine in black tea

Black tea contains caffeine, but in smaller quantities than e.g. Guayusa Tea or coffee. According to a study from 2017, black tea contains an average of 32 mg caffeine per cup (237 ml). In comparison, contains a cup Guayusa About 80-95 mg caffeine.

However, the amount of caffeine in black tea can vary depending on the variety, manufacturing process and preparation. Some teas, which have been fermented for a very long time, contain more caffeine than less fermented teas. If you prepare your tea with milk or cream, this can reduce the amount of caffeine, since caffeine is water -soluble, but not fat -soluble.

We have ours 10 best Guayusa Preparations summarized in a blog article, some of these methods also work with black tea, so you can get some inspiration here.


3. Advantages of black tea

Due to its intensely bitter taste, black tea is especially for people who also like coffee, for example. Bitter substances FIf the blood circulation and digestion, strengthen the immune system and stimulate the fat metabolism in the liver and bile.


4. Disadvantages of black tea

The bitter taste of black tea can also be a plague for all those who rather mild teas such as Guayusa Prefer tea. Schwarz tea believed significantly less caffeine than widespread.

Because of the tannins, black tea turns yellow just like coffee. So if you want to keep your white teeth, you should only drink black tea in moderation.

Another disadvantage is the ecological footprint through the extension. This is miserable, since black tea itself is only grown in monocultures as a biotee. A detailed contribution to You can find culture methods here.


5. Conclusion

Black tea contains caffeine, just like green tea, coffee and Guayusa. However, it is not necessarily suitable as a guardian because the caffeine content is too low. Tea from the Guayusa Plant suitable because Guayusa Not only contains caffeine than black tea, but also more than coffee. If you are more about the special effect of Guayusa Would like to find out tea, we recommend our article "Guayusa Tea effect - Guayusa Effect what you need to know"

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