- Serving Size: 2.5g /cup
- Steeping Temp: 100°C
- Steeping Time: 5 mins.
- Certification: Organic
- Origin: India
- Caffeine: Low
Tulsi Mint Mate
Wake your senses with this powerful, restorative and refreshing tea! The combination of Peppermint and Tulsi, both from the mint family, mingle deliciously well with green Yerba Mate in this very unique tea blend. Tulsi or "holy basil", one of India's most sacred herbs, is a powerful adaptogen. It's restorative powers have been used for centuries to promote immunity and stress resilience, support strength and stamina and to enhance calm and clarity. Yerba Mate has rejuvenative, invigorating and nourishing effects. It also contains a number of valuable nutrients, including antioxidants, amino acids, polyphenols, vitamins and minerals. Peppermint is cooling, refreshing and energizing.
Tasting NotesCertification: Organic
Infusion Aroma: Mint
Infusion Color: Deep Amber
Base flavor: Mint
Infusion Strength: Medium
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From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog
Yerba Mate - by Safiya Motala
Yerba mate has been increasing in popularity over the past few years. If you haven’t tried out this herb, ask for a sample with your next order, we’ll include it for free until the end of August 2018.
What is Yerba Mate?
Yerba mate is a caffeinated herb found in South America, most popular in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. It has been consumed in these regions for 500 years and continues to be the beverage of choice, outpacing coffee sales 6 to 1. It grows on a shrub closely related to holly.
It is traditionally a social beverage and a symbol of hospitality. It is said that by sharing the gourd, it brings people closer together. The host will drink the first infusion from the gourd to ensure the yerba mate is ready and the right temperature. The first few sips also have a few pieces of yerba mate get through the straw. Each person will drink the entire gourd full, then pass the gourd back to the host to be refilled for the next person to drink. This continues in a...