South Americans have drunk this natural healthy drink for long time,
known its ability to calm the nerves while instilling an invigorating
rush of energy and clearing the mind. Mate is both nutritious and
stimulating containing natural caffeine, 280 different vitamins,
minerals, and antioxidants. Some of the health benefits of Yerba Mate tea are: it improves energy
levels, aids digestion, boosts immune system, relieves depression and
contain lots of antioxidants.
The tea doesn't contain caffeine but contain a related compound called
“mateine”, which works like a stimulant. It is not harsh on your body
and does not produce addictive results.
Its taste has been compared to that of green
tea but with a more grassy quality.
South Americans enjoy this drink
socially as a sign of acceptance and friendship.