The tea ball (also tea insfuser) is a kitchen appliance for brewing loose tea . The name comes from the ovoid shape of the device.
There is usually a tea infuser made of corrosion resistant metal (stainless steel) and has a number of small holes that allow the delivery of relieving itself on brewing the tea ingredients in the surrounding water. In general, it consists of two halves, which are connected with a hinge, and an apparatus for hanging in the water, which usually consists of a chain. But there are also so-called teaspoon , ie satisfy tea eggs in the form of a spoon or a pair of pliers, the same function.