What is a alternative to tea?!

Question: What is a alternative to tea?
OK so im getting my braces soon and my orthodontics said my teeth have got stained by drinking tea and by the mouthwash i was using, now im using a different mouthwash and iv had a scale and polish to get rid of the staining.

I don't want to get staining again and its fair to say i like my cups of tea alot, is there a alternative to tea that still have the caffine in it but will not stain my teeth? (not coffee, its horrible)

Does green tea have caffine in it and if it does what does it taste like?


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Green and white tea taste good and shouldn't stain your teeth!

Its not the Caffeine that stains your teeth its a chemical called Tannin.



Green Tea has about 1/4 of the caffeine and it's the worst taste known to man- don't get me wrong, I used to drink it, but only because I thought it was healthy, not for caffeine or taste.

Dunno about white.

Do you know that caffeine tenses up all of your blood vessels- it basically keeps you on constant 'fight or flight' fear mode, unfortunately even when you're sleeping. Over the years this means your vessels get knackered and weak.



Green Tea has caffeine in it. It tastes of er, green tea. It has its own distinctive flavour.

use a straw?
Green tea has caffeine but doesnt taste like tea, and not everyone likes it

Black tea is a variety of tea that is more oxidized than the oolong, green, and white varieties. All four varieties are made from leaves of Camellia sinensis. Black tea is generally stronger in flavor and contains more caffeine than the less oxidized teas. Two principal varieties of the species are used, the small-leaved Chinese variety plant (C. sinensis subsp. sinensis), also used for green and white teas, and the large-leaved Assamese plant (C. sinensis subsp. assamica), which was traditionally only used for black tea, although in recent years some green has been produced.

In Chinese languages and neighboring countries, black tea is known as "crimson tea" (紅茶, Mandarin Chinese hóngchá; Japanese kōcha; ??, Korean hongcha), a description of the colour of the liquid; the term black tea refers to the colour of the oxidized leaves. In Chinese, "black tea" is a commonly used classification for post-fermented teas, such as Pu-erh tea; in the Western world, "red tea" more commonly refers to rooibos, a South African tisane.

While green tea usually loses its flavor within a year, black tea retains its flavour for several years. For this reason, it has long been an article of trade, and compressed bricks of black tea even served as a form of de facto currency in Mongolia, Tibet, and Siberia into the 19th century. Although green tea has recently seen a revival due to its purported health benefits, black tea still accounts for over ninety percent of all tea sold in the West.

Earl Grey tea is a tea blend with a distinctive flavour and aroma derived from the addition of oil extracted from the rind of the bergamot orange, a fragrant citrus fruit.[1]

Traditionally the term "Earl Grey" was applied only to black tea; however, today the term is used for other teas that contain oil of bergamot, or a flavour.

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