About Yerba Mate
Region: South America
Taste: Light, mellow, grassy flavours
Brewing Time: 5 - 7 minutes
Water Temperature: 80°c
Pronounced 'mah-tay', Yerba Mate is a hugely popular drink in South America which dates back to the 16th century. Light in body and taste, Yerba Mate is fantastically mellow with a hint of grassy flavours, and is best served without milk or sugar.
Yerba Mate is a fantastic green infusion for providing an energy boost as it contains mateine, a natural stimulant similar to caffeine but without the toxicity and disruption to your metabolism. Yerba Mate contains many vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and boasts numerous health benefits - it may help to reduce high blood pressure, for example.