This upcoming tea trend is previously used for medical purposes by the native people in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay – considered by many as “the drink of the gods” – and there is a reason why its name so phenomenal. This amazing tea contains more than 24 minerals and vitamins, even 15 amino acids and contains lots of plethora of antioxidants, including 11 polyphenols.

The yerba mate tea is usually used as a substitute for coffee. The website Guayaki reported that yerba mate tea contained the stimulants xanthine, theobromine and the theophylline, which are well-known to contain fewer side effects than the caffeine in coffee.

This absolutely health beneficial tea is additionally used to improve digestion, help you with your weight loss and to increase mental focus and clarity.  Here are some of the benefits of drinking yerba mate tea:

Digestion and Elimination Aid

If you start drinking yerba mate tea on a regular everyday basis you will help your body’s digestion system function more efficiently and even has the great ability to cure chronic constipation problems by stimulating the body to have more regular bowel movements.

The latest study conducted in Buenos Aires, Argentina has found that the yerba mate tea induces an increase in bile flow and strengthens up the intestinal tract.

Improves Mental Clarity and Focus

According to latest conducted studies, drinking yerba mate can expand our mental energy levels and focus without having the effect of crashing that is often related to drinking coffee. This happens because yerba mate tea doesn’t contain the amount of caffeine as coffee does, instead it helps us with bringing us a balanced combination of the theobromine, theophylline and stimulants xanthine which are crucial helps against the fight with fatigue, both physically and mentally.

Helps you with Weight Loss

This tea was used for centuries as a weight loss component and an appetite defeat. Actually, according to the Home Remedies Digest, the Indians have been using this tea in order to control their appetite for centuries. One study conducted at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland claimed that people who were using yerba mate while trying to lose weight – burned more body fat as energy which leads to reducing their weight.

Other amazing study published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics also showed that weight loss occurred faster when patients started using a herbal formula that contains yerba mate, guarana and damiana. Therefore this study proved that when you start using this formula, you will feel fuller faster which will lead you to eating less food and start losing your weight faster.

Increases Sex Drive

Another absolutely fantastic thing about this tea – which we all are going to agree, is the ability to increase men’s libido and sex drive. Yerba mate is historically known as a mild aphrodisiac, which men were using for almost a centuries to increase their sex drive.

The rich minerals and vitamins this tea contains also can help to improve hormonal balance, fertility and reproductive health.