Sarsaparilla Caffeine Content

A classic soft drink, Sarsaparilla is made from the roots of the Smilax regelii plant. The most popular variety of sarsparilla, however, is made from sassafras or licorice root and artificially flavored. These days you’re most likely to find caffeine-free varieties; however, if you have some old recipes from your mother or grandmother they may suggest using real sarsaparilla root which contains caffeine.

Sarsaparilla is considered to contain sarsaparilla root extract, which contains a number of active constituents including polysaccharides, triterpenes, alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids, saponins, and organic acids. Though there are many types of sarsaparilla plants, the species Smilax region is generally accepted as being the source of commercial sarsaparilla extracts.

Does Sarsaparilla have caffeine?

No, Sarsaparilla has not any Caffeine (Caffeine-free). A 12 fl oz can have a total of 0mg of caffeine, Also Sarsaparilla is a 170-calorie and 41 grams Sugar beverage.

Serving sizeCaffeine AmountCaloriesCaffeine strength
100ml0mg47.9LOW
8.45 fl oz (250ml)0mg119.7LOW
12 fl oz can0 mg170LOW
Sarsaparilla Caffeine information

How Much Caffeine is in Sarsaparilla?

  • Caffeine Amount: 0 mg
  • Caffeine strength: CAFFEINE FREE
  • Calories: 170
  • Serving size: 12 fl oz bottle
  • Sugar: 41g

Compare caffeine in Sarsaparilla Vs. Similar Soda

Soft DrinksServing SizeCaffeine
Sarsaparilla12 fl oz0mg
Fresca Soda12 fl oz0mg
Sprite12 fl oz0mg
Baja Blast12 fl oz54mg
Sun Drop Soda12 fl oz64mg
Fanta12 fl oz0mg
7-Up12 fl oz0mg

Ingredients in Sarsaparilla

  • Carbonated Non-Chlorinated Water
  • Cane Sugar
  • Caramel Coloring
  • Natural And Artificial Flavoring
  • Sarsaparilla Root Extract
  • Potassium Benzoate (preservative)
  • Caffeine
  • Citric Acid

Sarsaparilla is an herbal remedy made from the roots of the sassafrass plant and/or licorice. Sassafras root contains flavonoids and saponins, however, there is not enough research into its effectiveness. There are many other plants with similar properties, so it should be researched further before using it as a remedy.

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