The yerba mate infusions present a great antioxidant power due to its high concentration of polyphenols, and it is ranked in a very privileged position among natural elements carrying the highest antioxidant power.
Source of vitamins
Yerba mate contains B-group vitamins. The body needs 13 vitamins, and 8 of them are B-group vitamins, which are essential for body functions such as energy and red blood cells production.
Source of minerals
Yerba mate contains potassium, an essential mineral that is necessary for the correct function of the heart, and magnesium, which helps the body to incorporate proteins.
Matein, a substance of the same type as caffeine, is contained in this infusion and is the main cause of these beneficial effects for the body.
Matein is a natural stimulator of the central nervous system, promoting mental activity, increasing energy levels and concentration.
it helps to lower bad cholesterol levels
The results of a scientific study by team of researchers from the University Juan Agustin Maza, Mendoza, confirm that consumption of yerba mate helps to reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides.