Amazonian Terms and Conditions:
Amargo - “Mate Amargo” means yerba mate that has no additives, such as sugar, agave, honey, lemon, milk, etc.
Algarrobo - Common type of wood, aka carob, used to make yerba mate gourds in Argentina.
Bombilla - The filtered straw used to sip yerba mate.
Canchada - Coarsely ground yerba mate.
Çapó - Guarana stick, grated into water.
Casho - A traditional infusion of leaves from the Anacardium occidentale tree. Used to treat diarrhea, mouth ulcers, tonsillitis, throat problems, and to wash wounds.
Cebador - The person who prepares the mate in a mate circle.
Chimarrão - Brazilian term meaning yerba mate prepared in hot water without sugar.
Despalada - Mate without any stems. Synonym is “sin palos”.
Dulce - Maté dulce means sugar has been added to the yerba mate. Sugar is usually added before the hot water is added.