How to Remove Tea Stains from a Comforter.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Comforter.


From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin stain. As with all tannin stains, it is always best to remove the stain as soon as possible, while the stain is wet it is much easier to remove. The longer we wait, the more difficult it will become to remove the stain and the stain will eventually set and oxidize over time.


Vaska Laundry Detergent:

When done skip to Finishing Up.


Heinz Distilled White Vinegar:

When done skip to Finishing Up.


Enzyme Stain Removers: BioKleen Bac-Out



When done removing the stain always finish by cleaning the entire item per manufacture care instructions. Even benign spotting agents such as these will oxidize and yellow over time.

Seek professional help if necessary. If you have a good relationship with your green dry cleaners they will be more than happy to help you with stain removal and cleaning questions.



Karl Huie

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Other Articles of Interest:

How to Remove Grape Juice Stains.

How to Remove a Latte Stain.

How to Remove a Guacamole Stain.

How to remove Canola Oil Stains


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