Yerba Mate is a native subtropical region herb, especially from the South of Brazil. The single strength is made from the infusion of the herb. It is famous for its amount of caffeine and stimulants, which improves people well-being.
BENEFITS AND SIGNIFICANCE
Rich in nutrients as Vitamins A, B and C, caffeine, phosphorus, iron, calcium, amino acids and polyphenols: Helps to increase the good cholesterol (HDL), which prevents heart-attacks and, with the caffeine properties, the yerba mate provides a better physical resistance, a boost of energy, being energizer, stimulant, digestive and diuretic;
High levels of antioxidants: helps with the blood circulation, making it easier for the cholesterol and fat to flow better trough the veins, preventing diseases related to the cardiovascular system; Slows skin and body aging, preventing the oxidation and natural cell wear.
Yerba Mate lowers blood pressure, bad cholesterol, blood sugar levels and weight, helping with the treatment of type II diabetes and in the losing weight. The boost in metabolism also improves the immune system.
The herb is mostly drunk as a natural tea among the typical areas of it. Besides, it is widely used in energetic and soft drinks. It can also be used in the nutraceutical, cosmetic, food and supplements industry.