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What is Yerba Mate?


The amazing superfood tea that is revolutionizing the way we think about heath and wellness.


You may not be familiar with Yerba Maté, but you will be soon. This incredible plant is making a big splash in the world of heath because it has it all. Before you buy into the hype, you will be happy to know that Yerba Maté has a rich history of nutrition and wellness that is supported by time and science.




An Ancient Treasure Re-discovered

Yerba Mate has been enjoyed around the world for both its flavour and heath benefits for the last 500 years. This tea is an age old treasure that has taken the modern world by storm.

Yerba maté is a tea that finds its origins in South America. Originally known as the “elixir of the gods,” yerba mate has been enjoyed for over 500 years not just for its rich flavours but also for its health benefits. Yerba maté is the dried leaves of the Ilex paraguariensis plant, a South American holly plant that is packed with nutrients and subsequent health benefits. The leaves are dried out and steeped in warm water to create the enjoyable Yerba Maté tea.



What Are The Health Benefits?


Yerba mate not only tastes great but is good for your body. There have recently been numerous scientific studies that dive deeper into the rich benefits of this amazing plant. Three amazing things that you can know as you enjoy yerba mate are:

  1. You are boosting your immune system

  2. You are receiving essential essential vitamins and nutrients

  3. You are aiding your digestive system and improving healthy gut flora



How is Yerba Mate Consumed?

Enjoy it hot, cold, or mixed in a drink.

The traditional methods of drinking Yerba Maté have deep roots in many different places in the world. A common traditional way of preparing the tea includes filling a gourd with the loose leaf teas, pouring water over the tea, and then sipping the mate through a specializes straw called a Bombillia. Yerba mate can be consumed both hot or cold depending on personal preference. There have been some modern adaptations to this ancient tradition that allow Yerba mate drinkers to connect to the past with an updated spin. Also, check out these 3 Yerba Maté cocktail recipes or these 3 amazing cold brew Yerba Mate recipes for more ways to enjoy.



Start Drinking Now!

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