Beginner's Guide to Yerba Mate Tea

So now we gladly present how to Getting Started with Yerba Mate. If you like to try drinking Yerba Mate the traditional way, you will need 3 things: 

From our experience we recommend buying smaller packages of yerba mate at first, in case you do not like the taste you chose. Simply a 1 lb bag would suffice for giving it a try. Also, gourd and bombilla that are easy to use and clean will be the best option for start. We offer a complete starter kits by various brands that combine all of these features. Each of them includes an entry level yerba that is most suitable for beginners

Depending on the region and brand, a typical blend of yerba will look and taste differently. A big part of the yerba taste is whether it has stems (con palos) or no stems (sin palos).