Yerba Mate + Tea Filter Straw
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Yerba mate is the dried leaves and stems of a South American rainforest holly, and is the national beverage of Paraguay. The term mate is a Guarani Indian word for gourd, referring to the hollowed out gourds once used to hold the tea. In traditional use of yerba mate, the tea cup is often shared among close friends and family, all of whom use thee same straw, or bombilla. Sharing the same straw is considered a sign of total acceptance and friendship. Yerba Mate is one of the worlds most effective beverages with over 196 active compounds which shadows the active compounds found in Green tea (Camellia sinensis) which has about 144.
Great for Energetic pick me up, Focus and Concentration.
Magical: Fidelity, Love, Lust
Directions: Use 1Tsp per cup. Cover and infuse for 10 min. Drink 2-3 times a day or when needed.
A Bombilla is a filtered straw used for drinking loose leaf tea. Rather than keep your tea confined in a teabag or filter, add the leaves directly to the cup with the Bombilla & add hot water. This method of steeping provides great flavour & so fun to sip too!
We believe that anyone serious about their herbal tea should consider acquiring a Bombilla. This ancient device is a healthful, convenient, and effective method devised for sipping herbal tea preparations. When herbs are left to float unrestricted in hot water they release more of the important nutrients and antioxidants.
Healthful & Convenient
Filter loose tea as you sip
Enjoy Yerba Mate traditional style
Sip any loose tea on the go!
Measures 6.75 inches in length. Stainless Steel Filter can be detached for cleaning