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Yerba Mate Herbal Tea - Loose Leaf

Description Price Quantity
Mate Tea 75g Yerba Mate Loose Leaf Herbal Tea £2.15

Flavours:Cleansing, Herby, Mellow

Cuisine:European


Contents:Vegan
, Sugar free
, Salt free


Yerba Mate Herbal Tea - Loose Leaf

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Steenbergs loose leaf Yerba Maté tea comes from the state of Parana and Mato Grosso in Brazil.  It is a luxury version of the classic South American herbal tea drink - maté  or Paraguay tea - and was used as a caffeine drink before the European settlers introduced coffee plantations to Latin America. Steenbergs Yerba Maté loose leaf is processed in a similar manner to "normal" China tea with the leaves picked, steamed then dried over a fire before being left to age and further develop its flavour. Can be drunk as is or with milk or sugar depending on taste.


Mate has a slightly higher anitioxidant capacity than green tea.


Please be aware that Yerba Maté contains caffeine, so is not caffeine free unlike many herbal teas.


Instructions: use 1 teaspoon on Steenbergs Yerba Maté per cup, then pour over boiling hot water and steep for about 5 minutes.  Brew in a normal cup or mug or for a more authentic feel, you could brew in a calebasse and drink through a bombilla or mate drinking straw.


Ingredients: luxury Yerba maté


Steenbergs Yerba Maté Tea is part of the Steenbergs retailers range of herbal teas - loose leaf.

Nutritional Info:

Values per 100g:
Energy 1kCal; 4kJ
Protein 0.0g
Carbohydrates 0.2g
Fat 0.0g

Values per 225g mug:
Energy 2kCal; 9kJ
Protein 0.0g
Carbohydrates 0.4g
Fat 0.0g

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