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Guayaki Yerba Mate, Organic, Traditional, Loose

16.0 oz.
Guayaki Yerba Mate, Organic, Traditional, Loose

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Yerba Mate, Organic, Traditional, Loose

Dietary Supplement. Naturally caffeinated. Rich, robust, and balanced. Certified Fair Trade. USDA organic. Package made from certified biodegradable & compostable materials. Drink Guayaki Yerba Mate and reduce your personal carbon footprint! Your purchase of this Guayaki Yerba Mate product reduces atmospheric CO2 by 573 g. Yerba mate is the uplifting and nourishing choice of health-minded individuals. Daily consumption of yerba mate is known to support digestive health and is also known for its adaptogen-like qualities which include reducing the effects of occasional stress. Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world, yerba mate, coffee, tea, kola nut, cocoa and guarana, yerba mate, with naturally occurring caffeine, triumphs as the most balanced, delivering both energy and nutrition. Vitality. Clarity. Well-being. Stimulates focus & clarity. Improves physical energy. Traditionally used to support weight loss programs that include a balanced diet and exercise. Antioxidant properties higher than green tea. Aids elimination. Carbon Emissions Source: Growing (Yerba Mate under carbon absorbing rainforest trees) , CO2 Emissions: -875 g; Processing: 220 g; Packaging: 11 g; Moving (from rainforest to shelf): 71 g; Total: -573 g. (Source: Commissions Brands LCA study on Guayaki Yerba Mate 2008). Sustaining and restoring the rainforest. Sustainably sourced from preserved rainforest and reforestation projects in Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil, our Traditional Yerba Mate blend boasts a rich and robust mate flavor, toasty aroma, and a balanced finish. Yerba mate is a holly tree native to the Atlantic Rainforest of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina. To capture the whole plant energy of the yerba mate tree, Guayaki blends whole leaf, tender stems and leaf powder for a potent infusion with enduring flavor. Guayaki's Market-Driven-Restoration business model directly links our customer's purchases to our partner farming communities in the South American Atlantic Rainforests. Guayaki's partners sustainably harvest organic yerba mate from rainforest grown cultivations and reforestation projects, generating a renewable income stream which enables these communities to improve their lives and restore their lands. Certified CCOF Organic. Fair for life. This package is made from certified biodegradable and compostable films. Printed with water based inks. This package is made from renewable, non G.M.O. wood-pulp sourced from plantations employing Sustainable Forestry Management Principles, who conform to the environmental standard I.S.O. 14,000 and have either achieved or are working towards F.S.C. We’d like to honor and thank our friends at Superfood Snacks, for helping us discover this revolutionary new packaging. The Gourd Circle Tomando mate (drinking mate) is a symbol of hospitality. As the mate gourd is passed around the circle, a sense of connection emerges. The first step of the ceremony is the preparation of the gourd. Typically, the cebador/a (mate server) prepares mate for a friend or a group of friends. The cebador/a drinks the first one or two gourd-fulls, testing the water to ensure that only a smooth running mate is shared. Then the gourd is refilled with water and passed counter-clockwise with the bombilla (straw-filter) facing the recipient. Each person drinks the entire gourd: you share the vessel, not the liquid. The recipient of the gourd has as much time as needed to finish the gourd-full. After the last few sips of the mate are gone, the gourd is returned with the bombilla facing the cebador/a. The gourd is refilled with hot water and follows around the circle, continuing in this fashion until the mate is lavado (flat). If someone has had enough mate, they simply say gracias (thank you) to indicate that they are finished. Certified organic by: CCOF. Contains the caffeine equivalent of 3/4 cup of coffee per serving. (These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)

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Aisle 04B
UPC: 00632432963037