Yerba Mate (pronounced "yerba mahtay") is a medicinal and cultural drink of ancient origins. Nativa is harvested from wild Brazilian Yerba Mate forests. As sole-harvester of these forests, they ensure that only ecologically sound cultivation is practiced. In addition to the alkaloids caffeine and theobromine, Yerba Mate contains many constituents with antioxidant activity*, and is revered throughout South America as an energizer of the mind and body.
The bitter tasting stems are removed to ensure the richest flavor possible.
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