Should We Avoid Caffeine In Green Tea?

Should We Avoid Caffeine In Green Tea?

Caffeine is basically a naturally occurring chemical found in leaves, fruit, and bens of more than 60 plants, including the tea plant.

Caffeine is used worldwide because it stimulates the nervous system and boosts alertness and prevents fatigue. Caffeine provides a number of health benefits that make you energetic and healthy, improve mood and brain function, Improve exercise performance, and boost metabolism.

However, many people besides this were more sensitive to adding caffeine in their drinking.

Moreover, people who intake more caffeine can suffer from irregular heartbeat, insomnia, restlessness.

Green Tea Involves How Much Caffeine?

Many people drink green tea because it is delicious and rich in antioxidants. This drink can also boost your energy, balance your body weight. 

Green Tea Contains Caffeine:

The caffeine in green tea can vary serving from 30mg to 50mg. It is a beneficial rate.

Since caffeine in green tea depends upon the leaves through which the green tea is made.

It’s a variety of plants, their growing condition, and the way through which leaves are brewed and processed.

If you use bagged tea to take it contains more caffeine as it is crushed and can infuse into drink.

For example- tea like matcha is more caffeinated content than both loose green tea and bagged tea.

Multiple variables depend upon the content of caffeine:

  1. Brand of the green tea.
  2. The length of brewing time
  3. Part of water to tea
  4. Serving size

If You Are More Conscious Of Good Green Tea?

Green tea contains many nutrients and is beneficial for health. Caffeine attracts addiction to many so they cut back and avoid caffeine, such as nursing mothers.

Here are a few ideas to reduce caffeine in your green tea:

1. Know Your Green Tea

Firstly you should know that younger plant leaves contain a high level of chemical and more caffeine.

The most valued part of green tea is tea flush. They are sweet and produce more caffeine.

2. Know Your Level Of Tolerance

Research says that healthy people consume 300mg of caffeine a day. As compared to the other beverages like black tea, coffee, soft drink, etc. This report says, more you take a high level of caffeine you will get side effects like nervousness and headache.

As compared to green tea, it contains L-Theanine-an amino acid that creates a calming effect on your brain.

3. Find a Green Tea That Is Naturally Low In Caffeine

Many companies processed their green tea so as to make different content. Like-

  • Japanese genmaicha- a mixture of bancha tea and roasted rice grain.
  • Japanese  Bancha- Heavier grade of green tea produced to form a late-season crop, means low tea flush caffeine

4. Brew Your Green Tea At Half Strength

If you are suffering from intolerance for caffeine, you can adjust it by adding less brew to your green tea. Discard your first infusion. A good tea maker knows how to add and remove the caffeine amount, you can adjust it by removing the tea bag, which reduces the content of caffeine in your mug. 


We have considered above how we can adjust, maintain a good amount of caffeine in our drink. Green tea can vary widely from 15 to 80mg depending on the content of the caffeine.

It is recommended that you should try a small dose during starting, this will give you a good level of measurement of your consumption. Now, decide how to brew your green tea, and prepare a half cup of the day.  Increase your caffeine as per your need and adjust accordingly.

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