Natural yerba mate wood gourd is the second most popular mate cup choice for drinking
A wood gourd is a great mate cup for both beginners and seasoned yeba mate drinkers.
Easiest mate gourd to keep clean. Learn
how to clean mate gourd. You do not need to
cure mate gourds made of wood, with the exception of the Palo Santo Gourd. A wood gourd adds a pleasant flavor to the yerba mate from their first use, though wood gourds do not have the more powerful flavor enhancing properties of a
squash mate gourd. Flat base of wood gourd adds stability, so the mate cup is less likely to tip over.
Compare the different gourd choices in our
yerba mate buying guide, or jump directly to our natural squash yerba mate gourds, or our other specialty yerba mate gourds.
Remember, the mate cup's unique shape compresses the yerba mate tea in order to create suction for nutrient extraction, and preserves the high level of nutrients. Using these specially shaped mate gourds is the secret to maximizing the benefits of yerba mate .
More gourd varieties coming in June 2013!