Organic Yerba Maté Rainforest Herbal Green Tea
.48 oz package, 8 tea bags
Yerba Maté was cultivated and used by the Guarani people before European colonization and is now highly valued by many cultures. Due to it's many different beneficial properties it is one of the most popular beverages in many South American countries.
Unlike most herbal tea, Yerba Maté contains caffeine. The herb starts as a shrub but can also grow into a 50 foot tall tree. The top producers of Yerba Maté are Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay but Brazil grows more than Argentina and Paraguay combined! Mate is traditionally served in a hollowed out gourd and shared among friends. It can be enjoyed hot or served over ice.