Is yerba mate good for you?

Answer On One Hand: Believed to Have Many Health BenefitsYerba mate is served as a tea and promoted as having health benefits such as providing several vitamins and minerals, essential fatty acids, polyph... Read More »

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What is yerba mate?

Yerba mate (Ilex paraguarensis) is a tropical plant used to make a tea-like beverage. Yerba mate is gaining popularity in the United States and Europe for its marketed health benefits. It can be pu... 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 »

Does Yerba Mate have caffeine?

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 »