Yerba Mate Bombilla Cleaning Brush Limpiabombilla
Handy little yerba mate bombilla cleaning brush. It is flexible and be inserted into the bombilla to remove the build up of debris from use with yerba mate. 17cm in length with a little loop at the end which is useful to hang up your cleaning brush.
How to Clean my Bombilla
The first tip with your bombilla is as soon as you have finished using it, remove it from the yerba mate and rinse. This will minimise the amount of yerba clogged in the holes.
To clean, place in a saucepan with water and a little vinegar and bring to the boil. If it can be taken apart then do so, otherwise boil it as it is. Boiling will loosen the yerba mate that collects inside.
Use a cleaning brush (limpiabombilla) to poke down the length of the bombilla several times. This will dislodge the yerba mate and remove it.
Ensure the bombilla is put together again properly. In between use, it is good practice to ensure it is cleaned and stored dry which will prevent tarnishing. If your bombilla is not made of stainless steel or a non-oxidising alloy, keeping it dry will also prevent rust.