The Perfect Pick Me Up
Yerba Mate is made from the naturally caffeinated leaves of the South American rainforest holly tree. For centuries, indigenous tribes have sipped the tea from a traditional mate gourd. Its caffeine content, which is somewhere between that of tea and coffee, may be responsible for some of its attributed restorative effects. These days, Yerba Mate is enjoyed around the world.
Loose Leaf Tea
Unlike coffee, there are no hard-and-fast rules to brewing tea. Most of it is based on personal preference. Still, there are a few basic guidelines that will help you brew your best cup.