Fluoride in Ceylon tea and its implications to dental health.

  title={Fluoride in Ceylon tea and its implications to dental health.},
  author={Rohana Chandrajith and Uthpala Abeypala and Chandra B. Dissanayake and Heinz J{\"u}rgen Tobschall},
  journal={Environmental geochemistry and health},
  volume={29 5},
The purpose of this study was to assess the fluoride content of Ceylon Tea, which is a popular beverage throughout the world. The fluoride content of tea infusions prepared from different grades of tea leaves collected from different parts of the tea-growing regions (25 samples) of Sri Lanka was measured using a fluoride-selective electrode. Fluoride leaching was found to vary from 0.32 to 1.69 mg F/l, but there were no significant differences in terms of fluoride leaching between tea from… CONTINUE READING

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