This pleated paper disposable teabag is designed to hold 2-3 teaspoons of your best loose leaf tea - enough for a 16-18 ounce tea cup.
It's tough enough for multiple steeps. Made in Canada from sustainable forest products. The unbleached paper tea bags for loose leaf tea is bio-degradable and is environmentally friendly - a perfect way to make your organic tea.
This empty tea bag is spacious allowing your loose leaf tea a thorough steep. The paper filter traps the finest tea particles to make a clear, sediment-free cup of tea. This is a great alternative to a loose tea infuser. It's super convenient and avoids dealing with used tea leaves since the bags are disposable. Great for use at the office or home when you need a quick cup.
Pro Tip. Pre-pack of few empty tea bags with your favorite tea and tuck them into a zip lock bag. Keep your favorite tea in your desk or purse and enjoy it at work, on vacation or on the go.
Simply measure out your loose tea leaves into the pleated empty tea bag using a tea spoon. Fill your tea cup with water and place the tea bag into your tea cup. Fold the bag over the top of your tea cup and steep. Keep the top of the bag out of your tea for easy removal. The tea bag is rigid and will stay upright and and will not crumple into your cup. Use caution when removing the teabag from your cup the teabag. It may be very hot.
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We generally ship via US Postal Service first class or priority mail This service can be a quick as overnight and up to 3 days in the lower 48. They even deliver on Saturdays. For 9 ounces and up the postage is $4.99 - a great value considering the price of gas and your valuable time. Since most teas are $3.50 an ounce, 10 ounces of tea will get you free shipping.
Please contact us for other locations. We can quote you shipping.
1 teaspoon per 8 oz of water. Fluffy leaves like some Oolongs, use 2 teaspoons. For stronger tea use more tea.
There is no hard and fast rules on steeping except over steeping may make tea bitter. If you are unsure, try cooler water and shorter steeping times.
Below are general steeping instructions. For best results, follow the steeping instructions that came with your tea.
To estimate water temperature use a thermometer or wait a 2-3 minutes after the water stops boiling. Then the water temperature should be about 165- 185 F. You can gauge water temperature by looking at the bubbles forming at the bottom of the tea kettle. When pin size bubbles form, the water temperature is about 185F. To take the guess work out of water temperatures, try our electric tea kettle.
|Tea Type||Steeping Temperature||Steeping Time|
|White Tea||170-185 F||1-3 minutes|
|Green Tea||170-185 F||2-3 minutes|
|Oolong Tea||170-190 F||2-3 minutes|
|Black Tea||200-212 F||3-5 minutes|
|Tisanes||212 F||4-7 minutes|
Fruit and herbal teas are also referred to as tisanes.