HEALTH BENEFITS OF YERBA MATE
If you are wondering is yerba mate good for you then just keep on reading as this article will start discussing the health benefits of yerba mate, followed up by our second article about the yerba mate health benefits part 2.
There are numerous health benefits of yerba mate. Yerba mate is an herbal infusion, or tisane made by steeping the dried leaves of this plant. Ilex paraguariensis, the scientific name for yerba mate, is widely grown in South American countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Paraguay. For centuries, it has been drunk due to its medicinal purposes.
A healthy immune system is necessary to help prevent certain diseases. To boost your immunity, vitamins and minerals are needed. Yerba mate contains vitamins A, C, E, and B complex. It also has minerals such as zinc, phosphorous, calcium, manganese, iron, potassium and magnesium. Yes, it has all the vitamins and minerals that are also found in food supplements.
If you have not made yerba mate before then I suggest reading how to make yerba mate as it will give you some helpful tips on how to cook the best cup of yerba around!
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