Yerba Mate - the traditional South American beverage, caries with itself many more benefits than you might have thought! It’s considered to have the coffee effects, tea’s natural elements and the satisfaction feeling that chocolate brings!
You’re questioning yourself how this beverage is considered as a vitamin bomb, well the answer is simple: Yerba Mate is made from the leaves of the Ilex paraguariensis plant, and those leaves are carrying a lot of natural compounds.
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We’re highlighting 4 most important natural benefits that make this infusion a ‘’must have’’:
Yerba Mate is an antioxidants cocktail
Xanthines such as caffeine and theobromine, caffeoyl derivatives and saponins are some of the antioxidants Yerba Mate contains. It’s even considered to have larger amount of nutrients and antioxidant elements than the green tea!
Yerba Mate improves your mental focus and energy
This beverage surprises us with every scientific study! It was proven that Yerba Mate contains 80 mg caffeine per cup. Less than the coffee but enough to improve your concentration and focus.
Yerba Mate enhances your muscle function (physical state)
Since this infusion contains a balanced amount of caffeine, it can also improve your muscle function and reduce the pain and fatigue.
Yerba Mate improves your immune system
Vitamin A, B complex, vitamin C, vitamin E, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc are only half of the nutrients that this vitamin bomb contains!
Now that there is one drink that will give you many health benefits, don’t hesitate to try it and enhance your body!