The quantity of dry tea in proportion to water depends on the strength desired.
Into a china or earthen teapot, which has just been scalded, put 1 to 3 tsp tea.
Pour over it 2 cps freshly boiling water and stand in a warm place not longer than 3 minutes.
Strain off liquor into another warm teapot.
Serve with sugaqr, cream, lemon, or mint.