Effect of Fermentation on Caffeine Content in Tea

Fermentation is an indispensable process for making some types of tea. Many tea lovers may know that fermented tea, like black tea and pu-erh tea contains higher caffeine than unfermented tea like green tea. In this article, we will further verify this conclusion by analyzing some experimental data.

Can we drink tea instead of water?

In our daily life, more and more people love drinking tea, for tea not only has rich and wonderful taste, but also has a beneficial effect on the our body. Tea is good, but is it good that we use tea instead of water or even only drink tea? Let’s analyze this question from the scientific point of view.

Tea and Caffeine Content

Tea is one of the healthiest and delicious beverages you can have on a daily basis. There are so many different types of teas available and they have varying ranges of caffeine in them. While in your average cup of coffee you will get about 110mg of caffeine, giving you a good boost. The average caffeine amount in tea can be affected by steeping time, blends, and of course the kind of tea you are drinking.