Scald the teapot with boiling water; then put in the tea, allowing three teaspoonsful to a pint of water - or for every two persons. Pour on the water. It must be boiling hot, and let the tea steep about ten minutes.
Black tea is healthier than green. Hyson and Souchong mixed together, half and half, is a pleasanter beverage than either alone, and safer for those who drink strong tea, than to trust themselves wholly with green.