Long hailed in South American countries as a healthy, energizing social beverage, Yerba Mate is finding a new audience in North America. Notable is its ability to provide energy without the jitteriness suffered by coffee imbibers.
Its taste has been compared to that of green tea but with a more herbaceous, grassy character. Enjoyed hot or iced it can also be mixed with fruit juices for an energizing punch.
Our Yerba Mate is an herbal beverage from Argentina that contains caffeine; we would not suggest it as a nightcap.
Herbal Tea | High caffeine | Steep at 150° for 3-5 minutes.
Our teabags contain the same high-quality tea as our loose-tea offerings. Their pyramid shape gives the leaves plenty of room to unfurl and infuse, placing more flavor in each cup. Enjoy the superior flavor of gourmet tea with the convenience of a disposable bag.
15 full leaf pyramids
Fresh From Origin
Most teas are prepared using four simple steps: add the tea leaves to water, steep the tea leaves, remove the tea leaves, enjoy. Mate (pronounced Mah-tay) is not most tea. Besides being made from the South American yerba mate plant (a type of holly) instead of the tea plant, it is also enjoyed with the leaves still in the cup. To prepare it, Mate afficionados first pack their cup with yerba mate twigs and leaves. They then add water before poking a filtered metal straw right into the leaves. The tea is then shared socially, passing from person to person.
Raw Honey for Herbals
A gentle, whisper-light character of this raw honey makes it a perfect sweetener for delicate herbals.
honey for garden herbals
Questions and Answers
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how are your yerba mates processed? Are they streamed or smoked?
Asked by Regina McCluster
on July 13th, 2020
Compared to matcha, how much caffeine is in this?
Asked by Katrina Quoka
on October 18th, 2020
how should you brew this to get the most out of the caffeine (amount, time, temperature, etc) ?
Asked by Rissa
on October 9th, 2020
Direct Trade Advantage
We import our teas direct from the artisan farmers whose names and faces you'll find throughout our catalog.
This makes our teas fresher than those offered by the companies who use middlemen and brokers, and also less expensive.
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