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Why Calabash gourds are one of a kind and how to properly use them

Stephan Blazevski

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Why Calabash gourds are one of a kind and how to properly use them

Used for centuries by the Indigenous people in South America, Calabash Yerba Mate gourds, are one of a kind, today's choice for many Yerba Mate lovers, while drinking their freshly brewed Yerba Mate!

 


Yerba Mate Calabash gourds

Hanna Kasho

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Yerba Mate Calabash gourds
Calabash gourds have been first used by the indigenous South American tribes as a utensil for drinking Yerba Mate. Nowadays their use is still in progress and with that their shape & decorations have also progressed! If you are a Yerba Mate lover, then we definitely encourage you to try drinking Yerba from Calabash gourd, and here's why: 

Yerba Mate Calabash gourds: a complete guide

Stephan Blazevski

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Yerba Mate Calabash gourds: a complete guide

Calabash Yerba Mate gourds were used for centuries, first by the indigenous people in South America to drink Yerba Mate, and today added to a many Yerba Mate lovers, gourds collection as a special piece!


The history behind Yerba Mate calabash gourds

Stephan Blazevski

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The history behind Yerba Mate calabash gourds
The Calabash, known by many names including a ‘’long melon’’ is a fruit that when harvested mature it can be used as a utensil. It’s considered as a traditional cup for Yerba Mate, known as Calabash gourd. 

Which Yerba Mate gourd suits your personality?

Stephan Blazevski

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Which Yerba Mate gourd suits your personality?
Another thing that makes Yerba Mate unique infusion, despite its taste are the gourds, cups in which this beverage is served! Today you can find them in different shapes and designs. We're highlighting the most popular ones:
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