Home / Dried Botanicals / Yerba Maté 50g Yerba Maté 50g£3.45 Yerba mate is an antioxidant powerhouse that contains many beneficial plant nutrients that can help increase your energy levels and boost your mental focus. Name: Yerba Mate Latin Name: Ilex paraguariensis syn. Ilex paraguensis. Other Names: Maté, Caa, Chimarrão, Cimarrón, Yerba Maté, Erva Maté, Congonha, Erveira, Erva-Verdadeira, Ilex Maté, Houx Maté, Jesuit’s Tea, Brazil Tea, Gón Gouha, Paraguay Cayi and Paraguay Tea. 6 in stock Yerba Maté 50g quantity Add to basket Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) Description Additional information Reviews (0) Description Description: Yerba mate is an antioxidant powerhouse that contains many beneficial plant nutrients that can help increase your energy levels and boost your mental focus. Name: Yerba Mate Latin Name: Ilex paraguariensis syn. Ilex paraguensis. Plant Family: Aquifoliaceae Other Names: Maté, Caa, Chimarrão, Cimarrón, Yerba Maté, Erva Maté, Congonha, Erveira, Erva-Verdadeira, Ilex Maté, Houx Maté, Jesuit’s Tea, Brazil Tea, Gón Gouha, Paraguay Cayi and Paraguay Tea. Properties: Antioxidant: a substance that inhibits oxidation or removes potentially damaging oxidizing agents Anti-inflammatory: A substance that reduces inflammation Anti-bacterial: A substance that is active against bacteria Anti-fungal: Something that is used to prevent fungal growth; active against fungi Anti-parasitic: acting against parasites : used or intended to kill, repel, or remove parasites Anti-mutagenic: any substance that reduces the rate of spontaneous mutations Analgesic: Acting to relieve pain Diuretic: Any substance that promotes diuresis, the increased production of urine Yerba Mate contains the following vitamins and high concentration of these minerals: vitamin A vitamins B1, B2, B3, and B5 vitamin C vitamin E calcium iron magnesium manganese phosphorus potassium selenium sodium sulfur zinc Benefits: Mental and physical tiredness (fatigue), as well as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) Heart & blood pressure Low mood Headache & joint pains The balance of sugar & Insulin uptake Urinary system Mental function – alertness Cholesterol levels Uses: As a tonic, diuretic, and as a stimulant to reduce fatigue, suppress appetite, and aid gastric function in herbal medicine systems throughout South America In Brazil, Yerba mate is said to stimulate the nervous and muscular systems and is used for digestive problems, renal colic, nerve pain, depression, fatigue, and obesity A poultice of the leaves also is applied topically to anthrax skin ulcers (Brazil) Our Yerba Mate: Is Wildcrafted and sustainably harvested in Brazil Is not heat treated or irradiated and is free from GMO’s A certificate of analysis can be provided for this product if required. Cautions: Should be infused in boiling water before consumption. Yerba mate is unlikely to cause harm to healthy adults who drink it occasionally. Studies show that drinking large amounts of yerba mate for a long time may increase your risk of upper respiratory and digestive tract cancers as it contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), known carcinogens also found in tobacco smoke and grilled meat. However, some compounds in it may protect against other types of cancer. PubMed study on implications. Studies show that certain compounds in yerba mate have monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) activity. MAOIs are often prescribed as medications for depression and Parkinson’s disease. Therefore, individuals taking MAOI drugs should consult their GP. If you are pregnant you should note that Yerba Mate contains caffeine – too much caffeine may increase the risk of miscarriage and low birth weight. Information provided in the Herbal Apothecary is from the ‘folk herbalist’ tradition and does not pretend to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or condition. Celtic Earth Spirit advises you to consult a medical professional before trying any herbal product Allergens: Produced in facilities handling Nuts, gluten, celery and mustard. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. Related Products Additional information Weight 60 g Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first to review “Yerba Maté 50g” Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a review. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.