How to Remove Tea Stains from Tea Pots
What you will need:
- Boiling water
- Fresh lemon with the peel
- Baking soda
- Denture tablets
- Realemon juice
Cleaning your teapots in the hopes to remove tea stains, is similar to removing tea stains from mugs. Like most stains it is easier to remove the stain as soon as you notice it.
- There are a few different methods to removing tea stains from teapots. If one does not work move on to the next method.
- The first method calls for you to make a solution to soak the teapot in.
- First, you will need to boil water in a small sauce pan.
- Next, pour the boiling water into the teapot.
- Squeeze the juice form 1/4 of a lemon wedge into the boiling water.
- Once the lemon wedge is squeezed you will need to drop the lemon rind into the boiling lemon water.
- Now add 1/8 cup of backing soda into the mixture.
- Allow the mixture to sit and soak overnight.
- Rinse and wash the teapot. If the stain remains move on to step 10.
- This method also calls for lemon juice only this time you need to use Realemon juice.
- Again boil water in a small sauce pan. Pour the boiling water into the teapot.
- Next, pour 1/4 to 1/2 cup of Realemon juice into the boiling water.
- Allow the solution to soak overnight.
- Rinse and wash the teapot. If the stain remains move on to step 15.
- The next and final method calls for denture tablets.
- Place 2 denture tablets into the tea pot.
- Boil water in a small sauce pan and then pour it over the denture tablets. The tablets will begin to foam. Again this is a good thing!
- Allow the denture tablets to sit overnight.
- Rinse and wash the teapot. Inspect the pot. If the tea stain remains you can repeat any one of the methods listed above until the tea stain has been removed.