Determination of lemon and carbonate effects on caffeine content of various teas and investigation of daily caffeine intakes

DEMIR F., KIPÇAK A. S., Ozdemir O. D., PİŞKİN M. B., Derun E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF BIOCHEMISTRY-TURK BIYOKIMYA DERGISI, vol.41, no.5, pp.308-315, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Objective: Tea (Camellia sinensis), has been used for health field in thousands of years. Caffeine is one of the key component in tea and investigation of caffeine is a popular working subject among the researches. The novelty of this study is not only the determination of the caffeine contents of the teas, but also how addition of lemon and carbonate effects the caffeine contents. Another aim of the study is the investigation of the daily caffeine intakes from teas.