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Cultivar: Yerba Mate “Ilex paraguariensis” + Lemongrass

Altitude: 900m

Harvest: March-September

Grade: Traditional, very good

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£5.20
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  • Inside Story

    Yerba Mate is a traditional South American beverage that’s been said to offer the “strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate”. Yerba Mate contains many nutrients and vitamins (vitamin A,B,C,E, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, sulfur and zinc). It is a fantastic stimulant, overall tonic & for digestive aid and excellent nerve tonic for pain and fatigue/depression. It helps with allergies and sinuses and boost immune system. An excellent morning substitute to coffee.
    Lemongrass is useful in alternative remedies for a wide range of ailments as it is analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, astringent, diuretic, sedative, and has anti-cancer properties. Nutritionally, lemongrass is a great source of vitamins A, B and C, folic acid, magnesium, zinc, copper, iron, potassium, phosphorus, calcium and manganese.
    This is fifty x fifty mix of yerba mate and Lemongrass.

  • Thailand + Brazil

  • Ambience

    DRY LEAF: Tiny yellow-green leaves cut into little diamonds & long silver grey chopped leaves of lemongrass, releasing a fragrance of green apples, spicy-sweet lemon and herbs.
    INFUSED LEAF: Porridge-like green mate & deep green lemongrass has an aroma of lemon peel, herbs and fresh spring green veg.
    LIQUOR: The cup has soft yellow colour. Liquor is velvety with hints of fennel, summer warm earth, freshly cut grass & lemon. Aftertaste is soft & beautiful with honey-lemon-like sweetness.