Yerba Maté is a traditional South American drink made from the dried leaves of an evergreen holly, Ilex paraguariensis, a native plant of South America. It is renowned for its refreshing, revitalising and invigorating properties. The leaves of the rainforest maté tree naturally contains 24 vitamins and minerals, 15 amino acids and abundant antioxidants.
The health benefits of yerba maté go beyond mental stimulation and energy boosting, it helps increase concentration and focus, enhances mental clarity and alertness, helps the body deal with internal and external stress, boosts the immune system, prevents cancer and accelerates weight loss. We sell this tea loose so we strongly advise straining the leaves after it has been brewed. Use approximately 1 teaspoon per 1 cup of water, and enjoy its amazing health benefits.