How to make a good cup of Loose-Leaf Tea
Place 1-2 teaspoons of loose tea into a tea strainer
Place the strainer into your cup.
Pour properly heated water directly over the leaves.
Cover the top of your cup with a saucer or sauce for at least 5-7 minutes.
Enjoy your tea with milk, honey, or sugar (optional)
If you are using a teapot, measure 1-2 teaspoons per 8oz of water.
Recommended water temperature by tea type:
Black tea: 206°F - 212°F
Green tea: 175°F - 185°F
White tea: 175°F - 185°F
Pu-erh tea: 206°F - 212°F
Oolong tea: 185°F - 195°F
Herbal teas: 212°F
Recommended tea steeping times:
Black tea: 3 - 5 minutes
Green tea: 1 - 3 minutes
White tea: 1 - 3 minutes
Pu-erh tea: 3 - 5 minutes
Oolong tea: 1 - 3 minutes
Rooibos: 5 - 7 minutes
Herbal teas: 5 - 7 minutes