Do In a pinch? Make a quick vinegar solution (1 tsp. vinegar in 1 quart of water) and spray the stain. Let it sit for ten minutes, then blot, rinse and wash.
How to Remove Tea Stains From Cups, Surfaces, and Clothes With Bleach
Follow these tea stain removal steps to learn how to use bleach to remove tea stains from clothes, mugs, tea cups, plastic, and other surfaces.
Removing tea stains from whites and colors
Hot tea calls for a cold rinse. Just make sure you rinse from the back of the garment to prevent the stain from sinking in.
Let the garment soak in cool water and wait for a few minutes. Just think, it’s sort of like steeping, but hopefully this time you’ll walk away unstained.
Throw the garment in the wash with your favorite detergent and wash it on the hottest recommended setting. Make sure you’ve got the stain out before letting it dry.
Removing tea from surfaces
Remove excess tea.
To clean and disinfect: Spray Clorox® Clean-Up® Cleaner + Bleach 4–6 inches from surface until thoroughly wet. Wait 30 seconds.
Rinse or wipe clean.