How to clean tea scale on cups in 5 minutes: The 4 safest and most effective home remedies

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
How to clean cups from tea leaves
How to clean cups from tea leaves. Source: pixabay.com


The reason why the cup is stained is due to tannins in the tea. When warm water interacts with tea, a film forms, which settles on the walls when the cup is tilted and is very difficult to clean.

How to clean cups after tea

The FoodOboz editorial team shares 4 of the most effective and safe home remedies to combat stubborn tea stains.

1. Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar

Mix 200 ml of water and 1 tbsp of vinegar, stir and pour into a dirty mug, leave for 5 minutes, then wash thoroughly.

2. Soda

Baking soda

Take 1 tbsp of baking soda, add 1 tsp of water to make a liquid consistency. Rub the cup with the baking soda mixture and leave it for 2-5 minutes after washing.

3. Lemon juice or acid

Citric acid and lemon

Rub the cup with a slice of lemon, leave it on for 5 minutes, and then wash it. Or pour 1 tsp. of citric acid into the cup, pour boiling water and leave for 2-3 minutes, then wash.

4. Salt

Salt for cleaning cups

Rub the cups with fine salt, leave for 5 minutes, and then rinse.

How to quickly wash cups

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL reported why you shouldn't wash a frying pan with cold water and how it affects the dishes.

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