In Argentina and Uruguay it´s simply called `mate´. If you add water as you would tea and then strain it into a cup it´s called `cooked mate´ (mate cocido). In Paraguay they drink it cold and call it `tereré
Yerba Mate-a South American Herbal Drink. This is a hot green tea like drink in Argentina. This pin leads you to how she prepared, what is is all about AND how to cure your own mate gourd! Wholefoods apparently sells yerba mate in loose leaf, tea bag or ready brewed bottled forms. Looks interesting. Pin leads back to Veggie Belly with loads of interesting information!