Mate, Mate tea, Ilex paraguariensis, Yerba mate leaves shredded, Mate folia
Traditionally, its leaves are brewed into a stimulating tea, popular throughout South America.
Mate tea has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Dosage: Pour a cup of boiling water onto 1-2 teaspoonfuls of the mate herb and leave to infuse for 5-10 minutes.
Active Constituents: Caffeine, Theobromine, Theophylline, cinnamic acid, flavonoids, saponins