Yerba Mate (pronounced "yerba mahtay") is a medicinal and cultural drink of ancient origins prepared from the leaves of shrub (Ilex paraguariensis) related to holly. This is the only 100% Certified Organic Mate and is cultivated on small, sustainable farms in Paraguay.
The leaves of Yerba Mate contain caffeine and theobromine; a structurally related alkaloid also found in chocolate. Yerba Mate has become a cultural phenomenon throughout South America as an invigorator of the mind and body. Yerba Mate contains ingredients that not only helps keep its drinkers healthy and energetic, but has been shown that it might help support healthy weight.*
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food ad Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, prevent, or cure any disease.