Introduced to the world by the Guarani Indians of South America and grown mainly in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil. Yerba Mate has the following traditional efficacies:
- increase mental alertness
- aids weight management by decreasing the hunger craving
- boosts immune system
- cleanses the colon
- diuretic and encourages perspiration
- aids with allergies such as hayfever.
Unlike most herbal infusions Yerba Mate contains caffeine. Check out more info from Wikipedia.