This method is very simple and is the most popular way to make mate.

Yerba mate preparation is form of art. Although it may seem easy, it can be tricky. In order to get the best from yerba mate, there are some tricks how to make yerba mate traditional way.You need yerba mate tea, gourd and bombilla.


  •  Fill 1/2 gourd whit yerba matePut your hand on top of gourd and turn it around. Give it a gentle shake. This will equally place powder and leafs for the best efficiency.
  • Turn the gourd n one side and give it another shake.
  • Insert the bombilla and you can gently shake but not mix with bombilla.
  • Add some sugar if you want and hot water (not boiling!)
  • The mate gourd can be refilled 10-15 times.
  • Share it with family of friends and enjoy!More about yerba mate and step-by-step guide on how to make yerba mate HERE!

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