Use it to strain loose tea leaves from from your teapot. When tea has steeped, simply pour it from the teapot through the strainer to easily removes leaves from the brew for a perfect cup of tea every time. Made from 100% natural bamboo. How to clean: we recommend to take an old toothbrush and rub the bristles back and forth over the strainer to loosen leaves and stains. Then, scrub the other side of the strainer to get it completely clean!