Yerba mate leaves
Yerba mate is a persistent shrub or small tree, widely cultivated in Brazil
where it grows in the so-called 'yerbales' or in vast industrial plantation regions.
In South America, the infusion of grass leaves, mate, is considered a drink
stimulant, a natural remedy and a magical drink.
It has been drunk by indigenous peoples since ancient times, the Spanish conquistadors
they discovered it in the 16th century.
Yerba mate is traditionally used orally in states of physical fatigue
and mental. Stimulant of the central nervous system, mate is highly regarded in large part
of South America, where numerous virtues are attributed to him.
The plants are also diuretic, since they favor the elimination of water by the kidney.
Orally and locally, the mate is now used to accompany slimming diets.
It would have a hunger-suppressing effect and increase the utilization of sugar reserves
and body fat.
Since the plant is rich in caffeine, it is credited with heart-level actions such as
increased strength and heart rate.
Where is it:
Yerba mate and derived products can be found in pharmacies in online herbalists and in
natural product shops.
How to use
Infusion: 1 teaspoon of plant coffee in a glass of boiling water, leave to infuse
for about 10 minutes, drink the infusion one to three times a day, in the morning.
As an invigorating drink. With a short brew you will have a more stimulating tasting drink
more pleasant, with a prolonged a more sour drink.
Yerba mate is also part of herbal tea blends.
It is sold in the form of capsules or tablets of powder, fluid extract and 1/5 tincture.
The rite of mate.
In South America, a hollowed-out pumpkin, the cujua, is traditionally used as a container to prepare.
The leaves of the mate are placed on them, over which hot, not boiling water is poured.
Then the drink is sucked up by means of a bombilla, or straw of mate, a tool
metal consisting of a torch with a filter at the end.
At the same time, more hot water is added to the container.
The main difference in processing from that of green tea is that the leaves of the yerba mate
they are dried very slowly, often with wood smoke.
WHAT POINT OF RESEARCH
Great cardiovascular benefits.
Mate extracts are capable of inhibiting the oxidation of bad cholesterol in vitro, to an extent
comparable to vitamin C.
In vivo the extracts of mate are absorbed and reach concentrations in the blood sufficient for
be able to inhibit the oxidation of LDL cholesterol.
Extracts provided by some animals with a high cholesterol regimen have been shown to inhibit
atherosclerosis, deposition of fat within the arteries, and to reduce cholesterol concentrations
and triglycerides in the blood. One study also showed that mate is able to dilate arteries.
Effective for losing weight.
An infusion made with yerba mate, guarana and Damiana has shown in some overweight patients, a
very strong slowing of gastric emptying and an increase in the sensation of satiety.
After 45 days of treatment there was a sharp drop in the weight of these patients.
alkaloids, caffeinic acids, vitamins, volatile compounds.
Package contents: Yerba mate 500 grams
Sold by Erbologica Amazonas Andes
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- Brand: erbologica amazonas andes
- Model: yerbmat-500
- SKU: yerbmat-500
- EAN: 7438644172990
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