Grapefruit Yerba Mate Loose Tea
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The craze for Yerba Mate is taking the tea world by storm. Originally enjoyed as a powerful stimulant by Amazonian tribes, herbal yerba mate is unusually high in caffeine with a taste you might compare to a smoky gunpowder green tea. We've created a unique yerba mate blend with refreshing peppermint, luxuriant lemon balm and juicy grapefruit to get you buzzing over breakfast.
Peppermint, Lemon Balm, Rosehip Seed, Lemongrass, 12% Green Mate, Nettle Leaves, Grapefruit Flavouring, 2% Grapefruit Peel
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
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Strong, fruity and refreshing
Simple fruit muesli will match well – and waken you up
We've given our Grapefruit Yerba Mate the number 595, the dial code for Paraguay where the plant was first classified by a Swiss botanist in 1895.
Brew the Perfect cup
Teaspoons (2 grams)
Origin: South America
The herbal yerba mate plant is native to South America, where it was first brewed and served as a stimulant by indigenous tribes. You'll find it's particularly popular in the central and southern parts of the continent, where it's a social drink served as a stimulant and sipped from gourds.
Herbs in a Gourd
Yerba mate takes its name from the Spanish word for herb – "hierba" – and the Quechuan word "mati", meaning "drink" or "gourd". Travelling around South America, you may well be offered a gourd of the legendary brew shared among friends – one sip, and they say you'll be jumping from tree to tree.