Yerba Maté is native to subtropical South America.
It is a herbal tea with medicinal properties and is one of the most nutritionally dense plants in the world. Maté delivers a much healthier energy drink than coffee. It contains 11 Polyphenols, compounds that act as powerful antioxidants which can aid in cancer prevention. Saponins found in Yerba Maté specifically stimulate the immune system and aid the body in protecting against disease. They possess significant anti-inflammatory properties.
Maté contains minerals including calcium, aluminum, chromium, copper, iron, manganese, nickel, potassium, selenium, phosphorus, zinc and vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, Niacin, B5, B Complex, as well as chlorophyll and 15 amino acids.
Our maté is grown organically in the lush earth under the rainforest canopy of Brazil. The growers of the maté purchase parcels of rainforest to grow and cultivate the plants, helping us all breathe a little easier.