Fruit Tisanes, Herbs, & Herbal Blends:
Fruits, herbs and edible plants infused in boiled water make lovely beverage known as ‘Tisanes’ (in French). In English speaking nations they are referred to more often as ‘herbal tea’ despite containing no tea leaves.
It is an herb grown in argentina as well as Brazil. Mate has a high content of a stimulant similar to caffeine. It is usually serve in the Calebasse (decorated gord) and accompanied by a metal straw - Bombilla.