What is Yerba Mate: Benefits and Side Effects

What is Yerba Mate: Benefits and Side Effects

Having a hot cup of coffee or tea is a great way to start the day, but in South America, you’ll find people waking up to a cup of special herbal brew called Yerba mate. The Yerba mate is said to be more stimulating than coffee, offering all the health benefits of tea and giving you the euphoric feeling you get when you consume chocolate. Its no wonder that this drink  is referred to the “drink of the Gods.” This unusual brew is more popular than coffee or tea in states like Uruguay, Argentina and southern Brazil and is even considered the national drink in some regions.

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