You can brew this raw organic Yerba Mate leaf just like coffee! Yerba Mate contains xanthines, chemicals that boost your metabolic rate by 10% and is is rich in pantothenic acid, which prevents overstimulation of the nervous system. Yerba Mate has a host of anti-oxidants that boost immunity Studies show it is as powerful a cell protector as vitamin C, reducing the effects of aging. Furthermore, researchers say that Yerba Mate is a rich source of magnesium that has been proven to ease anxiety.
How does Yerba Mate work?
In addition to Yerba Mate's pleasant taste, it is consumed to boost immunity, cleanse and detoxify the blood, tone the nervous system, restore youthful hair color, retard aging, combat fatigue, stimulate the mind, control the appetite, reduce stress, and eliminate insomnia.
Drink Yerba Mate throughout the day to keep your energy levels up without the jitters; enjoy it with friends; or start your morning with it. Add some Real Raw Agave Nectar or Palm Sugar for a sweeter taste, if so desired.
Traditionally, the dry leaves are placed in a cup, then cold water is added to moisten the leaves and protect the nutrients and flavor. Next, hot water is added until all the leaves are covered. Rather than removing the leaves, you sip the tea through a straw called a bombilla which has a filter or strainer at the bottom to prevent the leaves going through the straw. As you drink the tea, you add more water to the cup.
Raw Organic unsmoked yerba mate leaf