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Mate Green 400 gram
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Yerba Mate is a drink originating in South America and is considered the national drink of most of its states. Enormous amounts of Mate is consumed in South America.
Mate Green, our Yerba Mate is made from freshly dried leaves. The tea is not as dusty as most of the Mate teas on the market. From our Yerba Mate you will feel a scent of freshness and a charasteristic taste of the leaves.
This drink was originally used in a calabash, gourd, a container made of a hollowed fruit with a hard shell. The custom comes from the natives Indians in South America. A bombilla is used as a strainer, a kind of metal tube with small holes at the bottom.
Please see our assortment of gourds and bombillas in our yerba mate category.
More about Yerba Mate:
Yerba Mate has a large amount of stimulant substances except caffeine, such as theophylline and theobromine. This in larger amounts than coffee and tea contains.
The chemical composition is said to balance out the effect of caffeine and remove some of the negative effects of caffeine. Many drinkers do not feel the same nervousness as after drinking coffee.
Mate contains a wide variety of minerals, antioxidants, and saponins in high doses. Stomach is not affected negatively in the same way as with coffee. Mate Green stimulates digestion and bile, increases metabolism, increase body temperature, is restorative when feeling mental and physical fatigue.
The taste will not get bitter when Mate is steeped for a long time, and when making traditionaly with gourd and bombilla you just continue to pour in the water again and again on the same leaves.
This drink has strong characteristic flavor of greenery and is very refreshing.
Mate is preferably made in gourd, which is filled up to half with Mate. You put in your bombilla - straw, pour some cold water and let it steep for a few minutes and then you pour in 70 degree warm water up to the width of the calabash and drink. You can pour in water again about 8 times.
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Mate Green - Yerba Mate 400 gram - Te av Kvalité