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Choose the right Yerba Mate gourd for you:

Hanna Kasho

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Choose the right Yerba Mate gourd for you:

Are you a new Yerba Mate consumer and just have started learning about Yerba Mate? Nowadays there are many types of Yerba Mate utensils, whether it's a gourd or a bombilla, and we believe that it is very tough for you to make the right choice. But not after reading this article!


Taking care for your Yerba Mate gourd: Important curing tips

Taking care for your Yerba Mate gourd: Important curing tips
Yerba Mate gourd is the utensil from which this beverage was consumed for centuries! There are four main types of Yerba Mate gourds:

How many types of Yerba Mate gourds are there?

Hanna Kliushneva

Tags gourds, mate gourds, types of gourds, yerba mate gourds

How many types of Yerba Mate gourds are there?

Yerba Mate gourds unlike bombillas, come in a lot more different shapes and sizes, materials, etc. 

Deciding which one will be the best option for you as a Yerba Mate consumer might be though. Especially because some are taking a lot more responsibility and need to be cured every day and som not.


The history behind Yerba Mate calabash gourds

Stephan Blazevski

Tags calabash gourds, gourds, mate gourds, types of gourds, yerba mate gourds

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

Tags calabash gourds, chimarrao, gourds, mate gourds, yerba mate gourds

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: