What are decaf teas? Why do some people only drink decaffeinated tea while others feel uncomfortable without a caffeine hit?
Caffeine in the human body is a “stimulant” which can be uplifting, suppress appetite, and have a diuretic effect. Drinking caffeine in moderation is good for the human body, thus, sometimes drinking caffeinated tea is good for the body. However, there are also a small number of groups that may experience physical problems due to caffeinated tea, such as pregnant women and children, and those with cardiovascular disease, autonomic nervous disorder, gastroesophageal reflux, long-term insomnia, etc. Especially people with osteoporosis problems will increase calcium loss due to drinking caffeine tea.
Today, ABoxTik is coming to introduce to you what decaffeinated teas are on the market, and how many cups of decaffeinated tea you can drink a day. I believe that after reading this article, you will all know how to choose the decaffeinated tea that suits you. Let’s start!
What is decaffeinated tea?
5 Types of Common Decaffeinated Teas Recommendation
Caffeine is contained in many foods and beverages such as tea, coffee, soda, chocolate, and energy drinks. If you really want to quit your caffeine addiction, or caffeine consumption is not suitable for your current physical condition, you can try these 10 more decaffeinated teas:
1.South African National Treasure Tea – Decaffeinated Tea
When many people think of decaffeinated tea, they immediately think of South African national treasure tea, which can also be called Rooibos tea. South African national treasure tea is dried and fermented, and because it does not contain caffeine and has low tannins, it will not cause insomnia problems, but will instead soothe the nerves and help you sleep.
2.Black Bean Tea and Red Bean Tea – Decaffeinated Tea
Beans have high nutritional value, which are rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. In addition, the isoflavones that are beneficial to the human body, the tea made by steaming beans such as black beans, red beans and water, can keep the beauty and dehydration. Not only does it contain no caffeine, but drinking it in moderation is also good for you. If you are a more industrious person, you can also cook black beans and red beans slowly over low heat to improve the aroma!
3.Barley Tea, Brown Rice tea, Buckwheat Tea – Decaffeinated Tea
In addition to beans, wheat, brown rice, and buckwheat can also be made into decaffeinated tea. Barley tea, brown rice tea, and buckwheat tea on the market are generally decaffeinated, but brown rice tea sometimes contains sencha flavour in order to enhance the aroma of the brown rice which is slightly caffeined. Genmaicha tea is also not completely decaffeinated, but ultra low in caffeinated.
4.Bā bīng Fruit Tea, Fruit Tea, and Dried Fruit Tea
– Decaffeinated Tea
If you like to drink fruit tea, you can use dried fruit, honey, and sour plum to brew, which also falls under the decaffeinated tea category. For example, Bā bīng fruit tea is a fruit tea blended with kumquat + sour plum juice, which does not contain caffeine. However, it should be noted that some fruit teas have added black tea and green tea to increase the flavour, which may not be caffeine-free. If you really want to buy outside, first find out the ingredients to avoid drinking caffeinated tea by mistake.
5.Herbal Energy Drink – Decaffeinated Tea
With decaffeinated tea in hand, I can savor the tranquility of the moment without the jitters of caffeine, like a calm lake reflecting the beauty of the world around it.
Tea Classroom – Decaffeinated Tea
Decaffeinated Tea Q&A Frequently Asked Questions
Are teas claiming to be caffeine-free really decaffeinated?
The word “tea” is basically used for convenience as it sounds very smooth, but that does not necessarily mean that tea is contained, nor caffeine. For example, although the types of tea that I had introduced to you today are referred to as tea, they in fact do not contain tea leaves and do not contain caffeine!
How much decaffeinated tea can you drink in a day?
Since decaffeinated tea does not contain caffeine, there is no clear definition of how much you can drink in a day. However, because many people add other ingredients to decaffeinated tea, such as sugar and honey, overconsumption would equate to excess sugar intake. And although fruit tea has no caffeine, overconsumption would also be a burden on the body as fruit is also high in sugar. If you want to drink tea on a regular basis, you must also drink enough water to keep a healthy balance, and it is always best to drink in moderation.
Where can I buy decaffeinated tea?
Basically, the safest way to have truly “decaffeinated” tea is to make yourself, but if you prefer to purchase premade tea, you can look at some tea bags advertised as decaffeinated tea. You only need to brew it with hot water, and there are many flavours to choose from as well, which is a good choice.
Can pregnant women and children drink decaffeinated tea?
Yes, pregnant women and children can drink decaffeinated tea. There are many pregnant women who switch to decaffeinated tea to avoid adverse effects on the foetus. During pregnancy, you should pay more attention to the diet, such as ginger tea is not recommended as it could potentially slow blood circulation and stasis. Everyone’s body is different, and the tea you can drink will also be different, so you need to pay special attention.
How to make a cup of good decaffeinated tea?
Basically you will find that there is a lot more decaffeinated tea than you might think. If you really like drinking tea, and you don’t want to force yourself to quit, switching to decaffeinated tea is also a good option. Many decaffeinated teas also taste good with milk, such as South African national treasure tea, barley tea and lavender tea. After brewing these teas by yourself, you can add milk to make a cup of caffeine-free milk tea, which is healthier and tastier!
Decaffeinated tea is like a peaceful refuge in the midst of a chaotic world, a gentle reminder to slow down and enjoy the simple pleasures in life.
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Decaffeinated tea is very healthy for the body, not only will it not cause insomnia, but it will not be overly uplifting which has added many benefits. As long as you make good use of natural flavours, a broad range of caffeine-free teas can be made.
If you are a pregnant woman or child, or have cardiovascular disease, autonomic nervous system disorders, gastroesophageal reflux, long-term insomnia, etc., you must be very careful with caffeine intake. At this time, decaffeinated tea is your best choice and the invention of decaffeination can be said to be a great boon!
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