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What is La Ruta de la yerba mate?

What is La Ruta de la yerba mate?

The ‘Ruta de la Yerba Mate’ (Yerba Mate Route) is a tourist trail around the Argentinian provinces of Corrientes and Misiones; created to show and explain everything related to one of the oldest and most genuine Argentinian traditions: Yerba Mate.

What does la yerba mate mean?

gourd herb
Yerba mate, therefore, originally translated literally as the “gourd herb”, i.e. the herb one drinks from a gourd.

Where does la yerba mate come from?

Yerba mate comes from the naturally caffeinated leaves of a native species of holly tree, Ilex paraguariensis, found deep in the South American Atlantic rainforest. Yerba mate leaves are hand harvested by yerbateros (cultivators) from small farms and indigenous communities in Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil.

Who drank yerba mate first?

1500s — The Indigenous Tribes of South America Revered Yerba Mate. Guaraní Tribe of Paraná of Northern Argentina and Tupi People of Southern Brazil consumed yerba mate as a part of their culture. Clay pots were the first mate gourds and hollow twigs were the first bombillas.

Is it safe to drink Guayaki yerba mate everyday?

Yerba mate isn’t likely to pose a risk for healthy adults who occasionally drink it. However, some studies indicate that people who drink large amounts of yerba mate over long periods may be at increased risk of some types of cancer, such as cancer of the mouth, throat and lungs.

Is yerba mate unhealthy?

What does La Tranquera yerba mate taste like?

To the nose, La Tranquera shows off a pungent earthiness with a hint of sweetness. A mineral aroma I’ve never smelled before is present as well. But when brewing in the gourd, notes of tobacco, grass, and hay arrive.

Which is the best brand of yerba mate?

La Tranquera is a popular Argentine yerba mate brand that will perk you up with its intense taste. La Tranquera has over 100+ years of experience producing yerba mate in Helechos, Argentina. It’s well-known as a strong yerba mate with a classic flavor.

Where can I find a La Tranquera gate?

La Tranquera is found in 500g and 1kg packages. The package design shows the emblematic horse in front of a tranquera (gate) – just like the name of this yerba mate! La Tranquera was launched in 1909 as the small family business of Don Galo Llorente under the name J.Llorente y Cía CA.

What happens to the flavor of La Tranquera?

La Tranquera features a medium cycle. Its upfront boldness disappears after 5 refills. Although it doesn’t stay as strong throughout, the flavor is still there until around 3/4 of a liter when it then becomes completely washed out. If you’re looking for a good pick-me-up, La Tranquera will be one of your go-to brands.

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