The health benefits of yerba mate go beyond mental stimulation and energy boosting. With a powerful nutrient profile, yerba mate is more than just caffeine.
Billions of people start the day with a hot cup of coffee or tea, but in some parts of the world, people wake up with a drink you may not be familiar with — yerba mate.
Yerba mate is widely known as the source of the beverage called mate. It is traditionally consumed in central and southern regions of South America, particularly Argentina, Bolivia, southern and center-western Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay and southern Chile.
Mate contains a variety of polyphenols. It has been claimed to have various effects on human health and these effects have been attributed to the high quantity of polyphenols found in mate tea.
Mate also contains compounds that act as an appetite suppressant and possible weight loss tool, it increases mental energy and focus, improves mood, and promotes deeper sleep.
Athletes use it to enhance physical performance.
It’s useful for people suffering from mental or physical fatigue, or from chronic fatigue syndrome.
Everyone wants to be as smart, productive, focused, and creative as possible and yerba mate may just help you do that.