South Americans have drunk this natural healthy drink for long time, known its ability to calm the nerves while instilling an invigorating rush of energy and clearing the mind. Mate is both nutritious and stimulating containing natural caffeine, 280 different vitamins,minerals, and antioxidants. Some of the health benefits of Yerba Mate tea are: it improves energy levels, aids digestion, boosts immune system, relieves depression and contain lots of antioxidants.
The tea doesn’t contain caffeine but contain a related compound called mateine, which works like a stimulant. It is not harsh on your body and does not produce addictive results.
Its taste has been compared to that of green tea but with a more grassy quality.