"Tea is hot and getting hotter. From iced to spiced, from austere black tea to sweetened and milky chai, from a flowery pick-me-up to a healing herbal, no other beverage has such a place in the heart of every civilization. No wonder it is the most popular beverage in the world, next to water."
- Sara Perry, The New Tea Book
Monday, March 14, 2011
At our house, we like to start our days with a *Refreshing & Energizing* Cold-Steeped Loose Leaf Organic Yerba Maté with a Bombilla that we then Re-Steep 3-5x more throughout the day using medium to hot water for a nice healthy boost of *Healthy Concentration, Metabolism & Stamina!!* And believe you me, we have no problems falling asleep at night (Jason especially) because Yerba Maté does not upset the brain's sleep cycles or adenosine re-uptake.
Plus!! Yerba Maté is chock full of Vitamins, especially C & also has delightful boosts in Potassium, Magnesium and other important trace minerals!! We'll definitely be adding this powerful plant to our garden sometime soon!! But for now, we totally drink it down cup after cup like many other maté lovers around the globe, especially the experts down in Argentina & Paraguay!!
Our Yerba Maté is 100% Organic and Certified Fair Trade sourced entirely from a small family farm in Argentina. We offer it available in loose leaf or in hand crafted compostable tea bags, as well as in some delicious Yera Dé Maté Original Blends, including Maté Límon (w/ nice earthy Lemongrass tones & added healing & detoxifying benefits), Maté Mint (paired with the amazing Peppermint plant known for its abundant restorative and cleansing and cooling properties!!) and our oh so popular 'Super Study Tea,' as coined by many of our St. Mary's College of Maryland customers, our deliciously unique Blueberry Lemongrass stimulant tea, Maté Sky, can also be helpful in boosting immune & brain function, most especially with disease resistance, muscle repair rate & recovery time, memory and concentration!!
In addition to Organic Yerba Maté, Maté Sky Also Includes (100% Organic) Dried Blueberries & Lemongrass, Panax Kirin Ginseng, Gotu Kola, Gingko Biloba, Marshmallow Root & Lemonbalm.
Maté Sky is available on-line @ www.YeraDeHerbalTeas.com, @ Blue Wind Gourmet in California, MD off of 235N or just contact us directly by fb, e-mail or text! Maté Sky comes in a 3.5 oz rice paper package and holds approx. 22-25 servings, depending on serving size. We recommend using a filtered straw called a Bombilla to make consumption and clean-up easiest. In fact, we use bombillas pretty much daily, with all of our loose leaf herbal drinks. You can find a bombilla from us (We Currently Sell Fair Trade Bamboo Bombillas, but can order stainless steel varieties by request) or from any number of on-line retailers. Also, be sure to *Re-Steep & Repeat!* as Maté Sky and yerba maté contain many cups worth of valuable vitamins & health benefits worth reaping!
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
*Use with caution if prone to nervous temperament or hyperactivity. Also, take with your doctor if first if you are currently on prescription heart, immune or anti-depressant medication.
Do not consume while pregnant or nursing.
(But please feel free to contact us about our Pregnancy & Kid-Friendly Teas! We offer a number of delicious, calming and nutrient-rich herbal teas and are currently working on some blends specifically for women, especially during pregnancy & nursing!!
And stay tuned for a whole line of Yera Dé Matés, including our soon-to-be-released Maté Sol, featuring the powers & flavors of Orange & Cinnamon!! Plus, we're working on more specialty matés for the future including: Maté Fit, Maté Bliss, Maté Gold, Maté Peace & Maté O!!