Yerba Mate is a tea made from the dried leaves and stems of a holly from the South American rainforest. It is said to have the strength of coffee, the benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate. The term mate is a Guarani word for gourd, referring to the traditional tea cup. Friends and family often share the same cup while sharing the same straw is a sign of total acceptance. 2 ounce makes approximately 16 cups if brewed only once.
Brewing Suggestion: Brew 1 tbls per 8 oz of water at 165-175°F for 3-5 minutes. 5-10 infusions.