You will receive a set of five individual size tea bags. You will also receive a bag to store the tea bags in. Just put the loose leaf tea in the tea bag, place it in you cup and let it brew for about three minutes. When you are done remove the tea and rinse out the bags. It is easier to remove the tea leaves when they are dry. The bags also work great for sachets to place in our dresser drawers, holds jewelry, great for filling with herbs when cooking. There are many other uses.