In South America, mate has always been a popular social drink and is enjoyed around the clock at every opportunity. It is said that the infusion of leaves and branches of different holly species would have healing and even magical powers.
A herbal tea associated with health benefits, mate tea has a strong earthy aroma with a slight eucalyptus taste.
Health Benefits of Yerba Mate
Its high caffeine content makes mate tea very stimulating. In addition, it is rich in vitamin C, magnesium, calcium and iron. Its appetising effect makes it an almost perfect choice as a fasting tea. It also contains 7 out of 9 of the amino acids.
Mate Green Tea with no added flavourings. “MEDICATION WARNING” Yerba Mate has MAOI activity- Often prescribed for depression and Parkinson disease. Individuals taking MAOI drugs should use Yerba Mate “WITH CAUTION”
For best results brew using an infuser teapot, strainer or a tea infuser.
Use 12-15g Loose Leaf Tea P/Ltr Brew 5-10 mins with water 100 ºc