Yerba mate leaf

Yerba mate leaf

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Ilex paraguariensis is an amazonian tea in the same family as Guayusa with a healthy theobromine content and about twice the caffeine as green tea.                        

Introduction
Yerba mate is a delicious and nutritious tea that stimulates the blood, mind, and body. It is traditionally used in South America very similarly to how green tea is used in Asia, but tends to be more of a stimulating beverage.

Constituents
caffeine, theobromine, theophylline, antioxidants, polyphenols, amino acids, saponins, vitamins and flavonoids.

Harvest Data
Origin: South America
Certified Organic & Fair trade
Raw
Cut and sifted leaf flakes from Ilex paraguariensis

Use
Simmer water and tea leaves for 2-3 minutes, strain and enjoy!

Summary
Yerba mate is a delicate balance between green tea and stimulating beverages like coffee and guayusa, and is more akin to chocolate in it's nature due to it's hefty theobromine and polyphenol content.


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