Instant Tea Caffeine Content

Instant tea and brewed tea can each make a similarly scrumptious cup of tea. However, each strategy has its professionals and cons. Caffeine levels of instant tea are higher than those of other beverages.

Does Instant Tea have caffeine?

Yes, Instant Tea contains 40mg of caffeine per 8 fl oz cup. And 5mg of caffeine per fl oz (16.91 mg per 100 ml).

Serving sizeCaffeine AmountCaffeine strength
100ml16.9 mgLOW
8 fl oz cup40 mgLOW
12 fl oz cup60 mgMODERATE
Instant Tea Caffeine information

How Much Caffeine is in Instant Tea?

  • Caffeine Amount: 40 mg
  • Caffeine strength: LOW
  • Calories: 0 kcal
  • Serving size: 8 fl oz cup

Ingredients in Instant Tea

  • Instant Tea Powder
  • Maltodextrin

Popular Instant Tea Brands

Product nameTea Type
Lipton Unsweetened Iced Tea MixDecaf. black iced tea
TEAKi Hut Instant Black Tea PowderUnsweet black tea
Waka Coffee Quality Instant TeaKenyan black tea
Kiss Me Organics Matcha Green Tea PowderMatcha green tea
Purisure All-Natural Instant TeaBlack iced tea

Caffeine in Varieties of Instant Tea

There are several brands of instant teas available and the above caffeine amounts reflect the average that should be expected from one teaspoon of unsweetened tea powder mixed with 8 fl oz of water.

  • Sweetened with sugar: 8 mg per tsp
  • Unsweetened with lemon: 25 mg per tsp
  • Artificially sweetened with lemon: 18mg per tsp
  • Decaffeinated: 5 mg per tsp
  • Decaffeinated with lemon: .5 mg per tsp

What is instant tea powder?

Instant Tea is a powdered drink. It has been around since 1885 and is still produced today. It is a mix of concentrated tea extracts and other ingredients such as sugar and milk. When you add hot water, it forms a tea-like liquid.

Are Instant Teas Healthy?

Drinking instant tea could cause serious health problems. Even though the amount of fluoride found in the tea was low, it was still dangerous. Doctors said drinking this large amount of Instant Teas every day could make the body absorb too much fluoride. Fluoride can cause bone pain in adults.

Is Instant Tea a diuretic?

Coffee is not dehydrating, but caffeine does cause your kidneys to flush extra salt and water from the body. Experts also claim that caffeine is a mild stimulant, meaning that it makes you feel more awake and alert.

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Source nal.usda.gov
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