Our Green Yerba Maté is pure leaf, with little to no stem, warm air
dried (smoke free) and aged for a minimum of 9 months to allow its
natural bitter flavor to mellow. It produces a light green beverage,
with a refreshingly bold flavor and full bodied taste.
Daily serving size: Pour 8-12 oz of boiling water (212° F) over 1 tsp. of tea. Steep 3-4 minutes.
Yerba Maté is a traditional South American brew that’s been said to
offer the “strength of coffee, the benefits of a healthful tea, and the
euphoria of chocolate” all in one beverage.
Brewed from the naturally caffeinated and nourishing leaves of the
species of holly native to the South American Atlantic rainforest (Ilex
paraguariensis),Yerba Maté provides antioxidants, minerals, amino acids,
and B vitamins to support a healthy lifestyle. It is a balanced and
healthful tea that produces a smooth and refreshing full bodied
beverage, and is known as an energizer and rejuvenator. It has a
satisfying richness that many people may find lacking in green tea, but
it is less acidic than coffee. All Yerba Maté Leaf Teas do contain
caffeine, and the caffeine content can vary, depending on which variety
of maté it is, and how you prepare it. It does usually contain slightly
less caffeine than coffee.
Yerba Maté Tea is delicious all by itself, but many people like to
flavor it. It goes great with milk, sweeteners, honey and lemon,
different fruits, and even other herbs like mint or lemongrass. You can
make a Yerba Maté latte or smoothie, and some people even like to
combine it with a chai tea. It tastes great hot or cold! Yerba Maté iced
or sun tea is another way to make this fabulous tea cold and
Both Yerba Maté varieties are a great choice for brewing in a French
press, espresso machine, or coffee percolator. You can also use the
traditional vessels for drinking mate - a gourd and bombilla straw.