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Removing Tea Stains

COIT’s Guide to Tea Stain Removal

If you’re not a coffee drinker, chances are, you could be a tea drinker. And that’s a good thing. Tea contains antioxidants that can protect your body from a variety of diseases.  On top of that, tea actually contains less caffeine than coffee, which will keep you a bit more mellow when you need to stay relaxed. It also protects your bones, thanks to its beneficial phytochemicals.

These days, there are plenty of types of tea to choose from, beyond the good old English Breakfast tea. Here are a few types of tea that people drink:

  • White tea
  • Green tea
  • Black tea
  • Pu-erh tea
  • Oolong tea
  • Dragon Well Green Tea
  • Irish breakfast

Next to water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. Tea leaves come in various sizes. The smaller the tea leaf is, the more expensive the tea.

Ingredients in Tea

Regular tea contains a wide variety of chemicals, which include, but are not limited to: 

  • Jasmine flowers
  • Hibiscus flower
  • Nettle leaf
  • Parsley leaf
  • Lemon verbena
  • Spearmint

Teas are divided into categories based on how the tea is processed. White, yellow, green, oolong, black, and post-fermented are known as the six main types. Whether you drink tea because it helps you unwind, boosts your metabolism, or just because it tastes delicious, knowing how to remove tea stains is helpful to know when you’re relaxing around the house. 

How to Remove Tea Stains

Tea stain removal is like anything else: depending on the surface you spill the tea on, you can take a different approach to removing the tea stain. Let’s take a look at each type of surface and take you through COIT’s step-by-step guide to removing tea stains.


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