Try this popular South American drink, well known for its health benefits. It is used as medicine and employed in commercial herbal preparations as a diuretic, antihuematic and a stimulant to the nervous system. Many use this drink as a healthy alternative to coffee due to its energy revitalizing benefits.
It has a sweet, astringent bitter and leaf-like taste.
Tip: Use 1 tsp per cup; heat fresh water to a boil and let steep 2-4 minutes.