Yerba Mate – your gentle energy booster!

Yerba mate is made from the leaves of llex paraguariensis – a type of holly found in the rainforest in South America. It has a very distinct flavor, it’s very rich in vitamins and amino acids, which is great for your health. Yerba mate contains less caffeine than coffee but more than a cup of tea. As we know, caffeine is particularly beneficial for our mental focus and as yerba mate is known for providing energy boost – it rarely interfaces with sleep. Which is nice! Offering boost in mood and energy that are similar to the regular coffee advantages, are not the only benefits of yerba mate.

What are the others?

  1. Caffeine improves health
    There is a chance of lower risk of certain cancers – endometrial, breast, colorectal and prostate. Also, decreased risks of heart disease, lower rates of type two diabetes, lower risk of Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Very good news for all the coffee lovers!
  2. Weight management
    Yerba mate contains actinobacterium, which is a type of bacteria that may change the way of body fat digestion. So, you can lose weight or gain less. A study on rats made in 2012 found that yerba mate changed lipid metabolism. It lowered some side effects of obesity  and blood glucose. It can also reduce inflammation.
  3. Antioxidant
    Like many other plant products, yerba mate is an antioxidant. This means that it can counteract the effects of free radicals. They can play a huge role in oxidative damage, linked to numerous health issues. Many of the plant’s benefits may exist because it’s an antioxidant.
  4. Bone mineral density
    Researchers found that women who drank yerba mate for 4 years had less bone loss in their spine and neck to those who did not drink it. The plant can decrease  incidence of fractures and can lower the risk of osteoporosis.

Try it!

Get all of these benefits by drinking Shroomzup Mushroom Brain Tea. Why? Because of the ingredients is yerba mate! We suggest preparing the tea with boiling water and then cool it down. Warm or with ice, however you prefer it, Shroomzup tea will certainly improve your health!  

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