Yerba Mate leaf | Ilex paraguariensis | Organic


Yerba Mate tea or Mate tea is a native shrub to the South American continent and is used instead of Black or Green tea. It has a similar stimualting action on the central nervous system and is drunk daily by people.

Users report it helps with energy and clear thinking! Probably due to the theobromine content.

All of our teas are organic or wild harvested from natural surroundings. Enjoy!

This information is for educational purposes. Please do not self-treat disease using herbs alone. Always consult with a qualified & registered herbalist and inform your doctor and pharmacist about your use of herbal remedies.

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Additional information


Dried Yerba Mate leaf tea


Xanthines – caffeine, theobromine, theophylline, Tannins


Stimulant, Diuretic, Astringent


This herb has GRAS rating {Generally Recognised as Safe}. Tannins in Yerba Mate tea can inhibit mineral absoprtion so should be avoided whe taking iron, calcium and mineral supplements. Herbs should generally be avoided when pregnant or trying to concieve. Please consult with a qualified practitioner before self-prescribing. Stimuant herbs can aggrivate anxiety and affect sleep onset in some individuals.


Steep 1 teaspoon of herb for 5 minutes. Reuse and drink 1-2 times a day.


30 grams, 50 grams, 100 grams

Country of origin

Native to the South American continent and found mainly in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Spaid & Portugal. Dried herb harvested in Brazil.