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Yerba Mate Glossary

Algarrobo


South American tree, also known as Carob tree, also known as Prosopis alba  . Algarrobo is a popular material for gourds because its naturally sweet, fragrant and piney wood contributes to the flavor of mate.

Amargo


Spanish adjective which means bitter. Term amargo is used to describe a traditional unsweetened mate without any flavor enhancements.