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:
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 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.
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: