This stainless steel tea basket strainer/infuser is a must have for brewing loose leaf tea without the mess. Place the strainer over the top of your favorite cup, mug or tea pot. Fill with loose leaf tea, and pour the hot water over the leaves and steep. The fine mesh construction will keep tea leaves and loose particles out of your tea. The basket is large enough to allow the tea leaves to unfurl and release their flavor during brewing giving you an amazing cup of tea.