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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 147-150

Analysis of various brands of tea powder marketed in Oman


Pharmacy Department, Oman Medical College, Muscat, Oman

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A R Mullaicharam
Pharmacy Department, Oman Medical College, Azaiba, Muscat
Oman
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2231-0738.95988

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Aim: This research paper attempts an analysis of the content and the various properties of different brands of tea marketed in Oman. Materials and Method: The properties of caffeine content , color intensity, angle of repose , bulk density and pH were estimated from six different brands of tea in Oman. Results: Tea is composed of many compounds besides caffeine. These components have various effects depending upon the amount of tea ingested and the quality of the tea. Among the six brands of tea Kannan Devan Tea has the highest caffeine content. Twinning's Tea has the lowest caffeine content. Conclusion: Kannan Devan Tea has the highest caffeine content. Twinning's Tea has the lowest caffeine contentTwinning's Tea and Tata Tea have the highest pH and Red Label Tea hasthe lowest pH. Kannan Devan Tea and Twinning's Tea have the high Bulk density.


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