From left to right: Beverly, Jia Zhi, Adeline (TA), Alex (TA), Shu Min (TA), Veena, Victoria
We will learn how to extract caffeine from tea bags.
We will learn techniques such as:
1. Buchner filtration
2. Solvent extraction
3. Distillation using a rotary evaporator
The following video shows the extraction process.
Video taken by Beverly and Victoria