How to brew guayusa tea? 4 ways to prepare ilex guayusa infusion.

2020-08-17
How to brew guayusa tea? 4 ways to prepare ilex guayusa infusion.

Now that you already know about the stimulating and health-promoting properties of ilex guayusa, it's time to brew your own infusion! We will present you four proven and reliable ways to prepare guayusa tea. Keep on reading to find out!


How to prepare guayusa? You can do it in several ways:

  • The quick way

Put 1.5-2 level teaspoons of guayusa into a cup with a capacity of about 300 ml. Pour boiling water over it and let it brew for 5-8 minutes (until the tea grounds fall off).

guayusa pachamama prepare infusion

  • À’ la yerba mate

Put 4-6 level teaspoons of guayusa into a ceramic gourd with a capacity of approx. 350 ml. Place the bombilla (filter tube) on the mound. Pour water with a temperature not higher than 80 ° C and let it brew for 5-8 minutes. The brew prepared in this way gives off its properties for longer, so you can afford even 3-4 refills!

guayusa preparing infusion

  • The Ecuadorian way

Put 5-6 level teaspoons of guayusa in a pot filled with boiling water (1 liter) and boil it for at least 3 minutes. Pour the finished infusion into pilche (traditional infusion bowls) or other vessels and drink directly from them.

guayusa preparation

  • French press

Put 6.5-7.5 flat teaspoons of guayusa into a 1 liter French press. Pour boiling water over it and let it brew for 5-8 minutes. Drain the tea grounds and pour the finished infusion into cups or other dishes.

guayusa preparation in french press

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