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- Vitality · Clarity · Well-Being
- 25 Traditional Yerba Mate Tea Bags
- Naturally Caffeinated
- Dietary Supplement
- Rich, Robust, and Balanced
- Fair for Life
- Social & Fair Trade
- Certified by IMO
- Certified Fair Trade
- USDA Organic
- Fair Trade Federation Member
- Certified Organic by CCOF
- Certified Corporation
- Non GMO Project Verified
Traditional Yerba Mate
Guayakí (gwy-uh-kee) Yerba mate (yer-bah mah-tay) is made from the leaves of the celebrated South American rainforest holly tree (ilex paraguariensis).
Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world, (yerba mate, coffee, tea, kola nut, cocoa and guarana,) yerba mate triumphs as the most balanced, delivering both energy and nutrition.
For centuries, South America's Aché Guayakí tribe have sipped yerba mate daily for its powerful rejuvenative effects. These rainforest people find tremendous invigoration, focus and nourishment in yerba mate and revere it as the "drink of the gods".
- Helps stimulates focus & clarity
- Boosts physical energy
- Aids Elimination
- Contains antioxidants
- Traditionally used to support weight loss program that include a balanced diet and exercise
How to Prepare
|Hot Mate||Mate Lattè||Iced Mate|
|Place tea bag in a cup of hot (not boiling) water. Steep 5-10 minutes.||Steep the Mate, then add your favorite milk and sweetener.||Steep hot, then add ice and lemon to taste.|
To experience the full health benefis of Yerba Mate daily, we recommend steeping 2-4 tea bags.
100% organic, sustainably harvested, rainforest-grown yerba mate.
Each mate tea bag contains the caffeine equivalent of 1/3rd cup of coffee.
Do not drink mate above 150 degrees fahrenheit.
Store in a cool, dry place.
|Serving Size: One tea bag (3 grams)|
|Servings Per Container: 25|
|Amount per serving||%Daily Value*|
|Calories from fat||0|
|Total Carbohydrate||1 g||<1%|
|Organic Yerba Mate (leaf and stem)||3 g||†|
|*Daily Value based on a 2000 calorie diet
†Daily Value not established
I discovered Yerba Mate about ten years ago and drink it without fail every single morning. Personally, I don't know what I'd do without it!While coffee can ruin your system and make one nervous, Yerba Mate delivers a clarity, awakeness and balanced aliveness. Supposedly, it contains caffeine, but a nutritionist once told me that the compounds in Yerba Mate are "a cousin" of caffeine, but the FDA requires it to be called caffeine. If that's true, it would explain why it stimulates but IS NEVER HARSH on the nervous system or adrenals like coffee is. I think it's the PERFECT COFFEE SUBSTITUTE. I confess I drink more than a single bag - up to four bags a day sometimes. It is great for waking up, before meditation, before working out and super great for writing, reading and studying. While, Yerba Mate is fine by itself, I highly suggest trying a little chocolate flavored (or your favorite flavor) Almond Breeze, Soy Milk or Rice dream for flavoring and sweetness, or adding a little stevia. For us, Guayaki Yerba Mate tea is the most incredible tea on the planet!
What, this has something like 24 vitamins and minerals, and 15 amino acids...gives you energy, clarity and focus, and yes, ladies, can help with weight loss b/c can help curb your appetite...awesome stuff!! And good price on iherb!!
Posted by 4637131046627880038 on Nov 27, 2015
Organic, worth to try
Posted by MonKeygirl on Jun 20, 2015
Rating quite well, however the taste of this tea was ok for me. Not as tasty as yogi tea and also not giving the same outcome as triple leaf tea-super slimming
Good for portability
Posted by DeanaS on Oct 10, 2014
I prefer to purchase loose leaf teas and use one of the tea straws I've purchased here. Yerba Mate is a healthy alternative to coffee and has some good nutrition. My functional medicine doc suggested this brand to drink daily. Since I've given up dairy coffee isn't as appealing anyway.
Posted by 5046798121479975201 on Apr 29, 2014
Excellent tea, does what it claims.
Posted by 4696606367625758611 on Jan 11, 2014
Love this stuff, gives you the kick of coffee and mind clearing effect of guarana without side effects such as nausea due to stomach issues or anxiety / jitters on coffee overload. I use tow bags in the afternoon to power though long meetings. Does not impact ability to sleep either which too much coffee can do.