Yerba Mate is a robust herbal tea similar to a smoky flavored coffee.
South Americans consider mate' not only a pleasant stimulant but also an appetite suppressant and a diuretic that treats water retention. Yerba mate has been used as a base for herbal medicines in South America for centuries, and the plant’s benefits and therapeutic properties have recently been verified by a number of scientific studies. The chemical components of yerba mate are similar to those found in green tea; however, yerba mate is more nutritious than green tea.
Yerba mate contains:
• Vitamins: A, C, E, B1, B2, Niacin (B3), B5, B Complex
• Minerals: Calcium, Manganese, Iron, Selenium, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc
• Additional Compounds: Carotene, Fatty Acids, Chlorophyll, Flavonols, Polyphenols, Inositol, Trace Minerals, Antioxidants, Tannins, Pantothenic Acid and 15 Amino Acids.
• Theophylline, theobromine, and caffeine
Helps Stimulate Focus and Clarity
Boosts Physical Energy
Traditionally Used to Support Weight Loss Programs that Include a Balanced Diet and Exercise
No perfumes, flavorings, colors, oils, or preservatives are added. Our herbs are as pure as the moment they were picked.
All of our tea bags are made with unbleached tea filter paper.
During certain times of the year when our herbs are harvested, or in years when they receive more or less rain, the taste and price of herbs or herbal teas may change slightly.
The statements regarding the use and/or historical use of our naturally grown herbs have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Check with your physician, naturopath, homeopath or herbalist for answers to questions about your health & the use of herbs.
DIRECTIONS: Use 6 oz of water for each tea bag. Pour hot water over tea and steep for 5 minutes. Covering the cup with a saucer during steeping will retain the most nutrients. Never boil botanicals. Steep longer if desired, or reuse tea bag for a second cup. Sweeten to taste with honey or stevia if desired. Garnish with orange, lemon, or a stevia leaf.