Yerba Mate benefits

Stephan Blazevski

Wondering whether there are other healthy beverages out there on the market worth try out?

Yerba Mate is one of kind beverage that out-stand others with its unique taste, aroma, preparation and many health benefits.

It’s produced from the holly genus Ilex tree leaves, then prepared by filling a container (gourd), up to three-quarters full with dry Yerba Mate leaves and filled up with water at a temperature of 70-80°C. It’s drank from a straw named Bombilla that perfectly adds special feeling while consuming Yerba Mate.

This extraordinary infusion is a commonly consumed in Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, and southern Brazil where is also originated from.

Yerba Mate benefits

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Despite its taste and aroma that speaks nature, earth, freshness, Yerba Mate has many benefits that add more to its uniqueness.

Yerba Mate main benefits are:

  1. Improve your energy

    By being a natural caffeinated beverage (85mg per cup), Yerba Mate improves your energy.

  2. Improve your mental focus/concentration

  3. Reduces fatigue

  4. Naturally boosts you with vitamins and anti-oxidants

    Yerba Mate contains many nutrients including:

    Xanthines; caffeoyl derivatives; saponins; polyphenols; flavonoids; inositol; tannins; amino acids; minerals; calcium; chromium, manganese, iron, selenium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and much more!

  5. Improve your sports performance

To wrap up, from its way of preparation to the benefits from drinking it, there are many whys you should try Yerba Mate if you haven’t so far.

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