YERBA MATE TEA: This beautiful natural green tea (pronounced yurba mah-tay) should become part of the daily ritual for anyone interested in maintaining optimum health. Across the whole of South America millions of men, women and children know Yerba Maté as a simple and effective way of staying in peak condition.
Besides being refreshing and stimulating, Mate is packed with nutrients and anti-oxidants: vitamins A, C and E, for instance, and many of the vitamins in the B complex. It is rich in minerals – iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sulphur and silica among them. And the array of polyphenols has caught a lot of attention, as these plant complexes are valuable anti-oxidants, supporting the immune system, and overpowering the free radicals which are a natural result of cellular activity but also can destroy tissue and interrupt body systems. Scientists from the Pasteur Institute in Paris concluded that Mate contains practically all the vitamins necessary to maintain life. Indeed it is hard to find a plant anywhere in the world that equals Maté in nutritional value.
Yerba Mate Tea is also known for its fat burning properties making it a useful supportive product.