Does Yerba Mate have caffeine?

Answer Yerba Mate, a health tea popular in South America, contains only a trace amount of caffeine when extracted with hot or warm water. The tea contains mateine, a simple stereo-isomer of caffeine, whic... Read More »

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Does yerba mate help in treatment for anemia?

On One Hand: Yerba Mate Can Increase EnergyAnemia's most common symptom is fatigue. Yerba mate contains caffeine and B vitamins, both of which increase energy. WedMD has given the tea a qualified... Read More »

How to Make Yerba Mate?

Mate (pronounced mah-teh) is a drink made by steeping dried leaves from the yerba mate plant[1] in hot water. It was the Guarani Indians of South America who first discovered the rejuvenating quali... Read More »

What is yerba mate tea?

Yerba mate (pronounced YAIR buh MAH tay) tea is a South American tea which is becoming more popular in other parts of the world. It has a rich cultural history and is promoted for its health benef... Read More »

Can you smoke yerba mate?

The most common preparation method for yerba mate is tea produced by steeping the leaves in boiling water. There are no clinical studies regarding the results of smoking yerba mate. Yerba mate is s... Read More »