Herbal teas contain a significant number of compounds called polyphenols which possess potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. They help detoxify, reduce oxidative stress, and promote cellular channels that promote tissue repair. Specifically, the polyphenol epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is one of the most studied polyphenol. Increased consumption of EGCG has been linked to several health benefits such as lower risk of diabetes, high cholesterol, and obesity. But what about other benefits of herbal teas, such as caffeine? Does herbal tea have caffeine?