Yerba Mate Green C/S (Brazil)
Loose Leaf Tea
Yerba Mate Green C/S
Botanical Name: Ilex paraguaiensis
Mate is a plant. The leaves are used to make medicine.
Yerba Mate Green C/S is a Loose Leaf Herbal Tea used as a stimulant to relieve mental and physical tiredness (fatigue), as well as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). It is also used for heart-related complaints including heart failure, irregular heartbeat, and low blood pressure.
Some people use mate to improve mood and depression; to relieve headache and joint pains; to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs), and bladder and kidney stones; for weight loss; and as a laxative.
In foods, mate is used to make a tea-like beverage, known as maté or Yerba Maté, which is very popular in Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina.
Mate contains caffeine and other chemicals which stimulate the brain, heart, muscles lining blood vessels, and other parts of the body.