Hi, I'm doing my first Liver Flush this Friday, and I've been drinking tea from powdered Chanca Piedra for 2 weeks now. The instructions that came with the tea said to mix one teaspoon in boiling hot water and steep for 10 minutes. You can then strain the tea or leave the powder in the bottom of the cup. I just leave it in the cup. I find the tea actually has somewhat of a pleasant taste.