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Yerba Mate' Leaf

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(Cut & Sifted) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ

Description: Mate´ consists of the leaves of Ilex Paraguensis tree, belonging to the Aquifoliaceae family. It is an evergreen with pale bark and an oblong-oval crown. alternate dark green leaves, and white flowers in clusters. Roasted Yerba Mate’ is a smooth, full-bodied herbal tea that generally contains about half as much caffeine as coffee.

Origin: Argentina

Other Names: Green Mate, Ilexparaguay Tea, Jesuit's Tea, Mate Leaf, Paraguay Cayi, Paraguay Tea, South American Holly, St. Bartholomew's Tea

Part Used: Leaf

Culinary Uses: The dried leaf of Yerba Mate’ is used to prepare a tea.

Medicinal Uses: Mate’ is used as to relieve mental and physical fatigue. It is also used as a weight loss supplement and stimulates the burning of fat.

Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Mate´ contains Caffeine. Pregnant and nursing women should avoid caffeine.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.*