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Cast Iron teapots are beautiful and when properly taken care of can last for generations. While tea is still a popular choice for these teapots, you can prepare anything from black tea to green tea, oolong tea, white or really any other tea of because the interior is glazed (or enameled), it is not necessary to dedicate this style of pot to only one tea! The teapot can also be used to hold boiled water for the actual brewing in a different teapot or mug.
The thick and heavy cast iron will keep the water hot for at least an hour. The cast iron teapot are a traditional way to brew tea! Due to the nature of iron, the heat distributes evenly and keeps the tea warm for a longer duration. When boiling water the cast iron teapot will release ferrous iron (Fe2 +) , metal iron which the human body can not directly absorb, and iron in food. It usually in a form of ferric iron, ferrous iron absorption rate is 15 %, The absorption rate of ferric iron is only 3-8%, ferrous iron is the most useful state of all the iron, so it can complement the body's daily needs of iron.
1.Please put the tea leaves and water into the iron kettle and then boiling it for about 10 minutes when first use of iron teapot. So the tannin contained in the tea and iron dissolved from the teapot will passivate a tannin iron epithelium in the surface of teapot, which can prevent the rust. Pour out the boiled water, repeat 2-3 times, until the water become transparent and clear.
2. It is recommended to use the new buying teapot every day when you are going to start to use it, so that incrustation can be quickly stuck.
3. Under the condition of high temperature of the teapot body, it is not allowed to add cold water at once so as to avoid affecting the thermal insulation effect
4. After each or daily use, Take the teapot on a stove to make it fully evaporate the water inside the kettle after each or daily use, and then dry it with a soft cloth, and do not let water stay in the teapot overnight.
5. Put the used newspaper or charcoal into the teapot to keep dry if you don't use it for a long time.