YERBA MATE tea balances STRENGTH AND EUPHORIA.
south american tea with many health benefits
Yerba mate was first cultivated in South America and in southern Brazil, many years before the European colonization. For centuries the plant’s leaves have been used to make a traditional tea which is still incredibly popular around the world but particularly in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay and southern Chile. It is also very popular in Syria where it is imported from Argentina.
WHY IS IT A SUPERFOOD?
Yerba Mate has gained a reputation for being a great source of smooth energy. It is said to have “the strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate”. Mate contains caffeine and other chemicals which stimulate the brain, heart, muscles lining blood vessels, and other parts of the body.
OTHER HEALTH BENEFITS:
Mate is most widely known to boost mental function. It can also support those struggling with diabetes, prediabetes and obesity. Early research suggests that drinking yerba mate tea three times daily for 60 days can lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Obesity. Research also shows that taking yerba mate by mouth might cause weight loss in obese adults when used in combination with guarana and damiana. Osteoporosis. Drinking a traditional yerba mate tea daily might reduce the rate of bone loss in postmenopausal women. It also is said to be helpful in treating constipation, depression. urinary tract infections (UTIs), heart conditions, kidney and bladder stones, mental and physical tiredness (fatigue), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fluid retention, headaches, low blood pressure (hypotension) and other conditions.