How to steep the perfect cup of looseleaf tea:
Black tea: full boil (212°F), 3 to 5 minutes
Green tea: steaming briskly (175-180°F), 1 to 2 minutes
Herbal tea: full boil (212°F), 5+ minutes
Pro Tip: For the best results, warm your strainer and tea cup by swirling with hot water before you add your tea leaves and steep your tea. Doing this helps you get the best steep and maintain the temperature of your tea.