How to clean tea scale (how to completely remove the tea scale on the cup)

Tea stains are produced by the oxidation reaction in the air between the tea polyphenols in the tea leaves and the metal substances in the tea rust. Water and tea form tea scale if with drinking tea into the digestive system, it is easy to combine with the proteins, fatty acids and vitamins in food to form a variety of harmful substances, which will not only hinder the body’s absorption and digestion, but also damage many organs, such as neurological, urinary system, gastrointestinal tract, hematopoietic system and other diseases, and can even lead to premature aging.


Tea stains can be detected in the lead, mercury, although very little, but not wash tea stains over the years, easy to breed mold. It is always beneficial and harmless to wash the cup frequently. However, general and common cleaning methods are not effective in removing tea stains.

Here, I will talk about how to remove tea stains from cups by dividing it into two categories: manual cleaning and ultrasonic cleaning.

Manual cleaning methods of tea scale on the cup

1, salt cleaning tea scale method, cleaning tea scale with salt is the use of hand or sponge dipped in salt, evenly coated to cover the tea stains. Rub until the tea stain is wiped off, then rinse with water.

2、Add white vinegar to egg shells to clean tea scale. We can break the eggshell, grind it into powder, add white vinegar and brush it with a brush, or you can add white vinegar directly to clean it.

3、Toothpaste cleaning tea stains method. Squeeze out the toothpaste and apply it evenly on the inner surface of the tea cup. Use steel wool or rag to repeatedly apply and clean the surface of the tea stain. When the toothpaste turns yellow, it means that the tea stain has been washed off, and then just wash it off with water.

4、Orange peel cleaning tea stains method. For more stubborn tea scale, you can put the tea cup and orange peel together in a pot and boil it, then scrub with a brush.

5. potato peel cleaning tea scale method. Put the peeled potato peel into the pot and boil, then use the boiling potato chip water to clean the surface of the tea cup. Potatoes contain mainly starch. These starches usually have a very strong adsorption power, can easily remove tea scale, placed about five minutes, and then rinsed with water.

6, there is also an earth method, is to use the earth to assist in cleaning, put the earth in the teacup scrubbing. But I think this method should not be very popular now.

7, the above tips for cleaning tea stains can indeed remove tea stains, but in China there is a detergent specifically used to clean tea stains. This tea stain cleaner uses environmentally friendly formula, extracted from natural materials, does not contain fluorescent whitening agents, does not contain chlorine, good cleaning effect, environmentally friendly.

Ultrasonic cleaning of tea stains on cups

Cleaning tea stains with a tea set ultrasonic cleaner is a must for lazy people without so many complicated operations! After drinking tea, put it into the tea set cleaning machine in time, one key to start the machine to start cleaning, one step cleaning and disinfection.

Ultrasonic cleaning machine its cleaning tea stains principle: ultrasonic cleaning machine generator emits a high-frequency oscillation signal, converted into high-frequency mechanical oscillation through the transducer, spread to the cleaning tank medium, ultrasonic radiation in the cleaning fluid, so that the liquid vibration and produce tens of thousands of tiny bubbles, these bubbles under the action of ultrasonic waves continue to expand and close, this is called the cavitation effect, the tiny bubble closure can produce more than 1000 atmospheric pressure instant high pressure blast, continuous shock wave, like a series of small firecrackers, constantly impact the surface of ceramic teaware, so that the surface of ceramic teaware and crevices in the dirt quickly peeled off, so as to achieve the purpose of cleaning.

Ultrasonic cleaning machine working principle
Ultrasonic cleaning machine working principle

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