Yerba Mate is a naturally caffeinated herbal tea, grown in South America. Formerly used by the Incas as a stimulant ( physical and intellectual ) some say it has the potential to relieve allergies, burn calories and increase mental energy and concentration. Best to use a Calabash and Bombilla to prepare and consume with.
Preparation Method : Fill a Calabash with 2/3 of dry Yerba Mate leaves. Insert the bombilla ( straw), pour cold water to the top of the pile of leaves and wait for the leaves to absorb the water. Complete with hot water (70-80 ° C) . Do not stir and sweeten to taste.