Yerba Mate

A Yerba maté Tea from


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Tea type
Yerba maté Tea
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Butter, Earth, Grass, Herbaceous, Tannic, Musty, Wood
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Typical Preparation
Set water temperature to 190 °F / 87 °C
Steep for 5 min, 45 sec
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“So I bought a gourd and a bombilla with my birthday money. I’ve wanted one for a while but just never actually got one until now. I must say it takes practice to make it right so the leaves don’t...” Read full tasting note
“Remember when my tea notes used to have every other one being this yerba mate or another flavored yerba mate? I do and I am not used to drinking it anymore. I made this with a four minute steep, a...” Read full tasting note
“Steep Information: Amount: 1 teabag Water: 8 ounces hot spigot water Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes Served: Hot Tasting Notes: Dry Leaf Smell: Wood, paper, green tea Steeped Tea Smell: woody...” Read full tasting note
“Recently, I discovered a drink that I ADORE at the Philz on my walk to work. However, when I go there, I end up spending like $6 or more because I have no self control and get a vegan cookie, as...” Read full tasting note


In South America, yerba mate has been revered for centuries as the “drink of the gods” and is drunk daily for optimum health, sustained energy and mental clarity. Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world: yerba mate, coffee, tea, kola nut, cocoa, and guarana, yerba mate triumphs as natures most balanced stimulant, delivering both energy and nutrition. The leaves of the rainforest mate tree naturally contain 24 vitamins and minerals, 15 amino acids, abundant antioxidants. In fact, The Pasteur Institute and the Paris Scientific society in 1964 concluded “it is difficult to find a plant in any area of the world equal to mate in nutritional value” and that yerba mate contains "practically all of the vitamins necessary to sustain life.

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