Mate is an evergreen plant of the rainforest holly family. Most Yerba Mates are aged for a couple of years before heading to your cup. Green Mate, however, is dried and packed early for a brighter, greener flavor. Mate does have caffeine and offers a balanced flavor that may help those coffee drinkers trying to kick the habit transition over to tea.
Brewing Suggestion: Brew 1 tbls per 8 oz pf water at 165-175°F for 3-5 minutes. 5-10 infusions.
1 oz makes approximately 6 cups.
Origin: Iguaçu Valley, Brazil,
Certified Organic by QAI, Inc.