Sandra Ianculescu - The Yerba Mate is a tree growing in the basin of the river Parana, Paraguay, in the South American region, covering the surrounding areas between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. The natives of this area, the Guarani, the plant used since ancient times for its nutritional and healing.
As our ancestors were in permanent contact with nature, always trying to use natural things to cure all kinds of diseases, the same way they found the quality of the yerba mate health of our body. It is recognized as one of the most important natural products beneficial to human health.
The properties of this tea are becoming more and more experts are amazing advances in research, you'll discover new properties of yerba mate. The most revolutionary discovery of all is the one that focuses on the properties of cancer prevention.
Some US studies suggest that Yerba Mate is rich in polyphenols, a powerful antioxidant that improves the defense system of the body, protects against cell damage.
It contains mateina, a chemical that works by stimulating the nervous system, improves mental activity, increases energy and contributes to better concentration. Significantly reduces anxiety, and allows us to have a better resistance to physical and mental fatigue; Furthermore, it is also observed a greater improvement in mood of those who drink mate, especially in cases of depression.
In addition, it provides the body with essential minerals such as sodium, potassium, magnesium and manganese, which prevent the accumulation of lactic acid in the muscles.
It 'also a natural energizer, recommended to people who practice many physical activities or sports. In its composition it is also vitamins B1, B2, C, as well as beta carotene, choline, riboflavonoidi, pantothenic acid, inositol and other 15 kinds of amino acids.
It also has in reducing blood cholesterol, especially the so-called bad cholesterol, and contains components that increase longevity.
In conclusion, the Yerba Mate is defined as an infusion, the properties of which generate a lot of health benefits, such as: good humor, along with an increase in energy and vitality.
It can be consumed in the form of mate tea, classic and delicious, or as an infusion. And its properties remain the same.
Recommendation: It 's ideal when it is included in the breakfast, to start the day with energy, and may be accompanied by toast with jam or cream cheese and orange juice. Greedy!