The perfect blend for a morning boost. The strength of coffee, with the health benefits of tea.
There are only a handful of plants in the world that produce caffeine, and yerba maté is one of them. Along with tea, coffee, cacao, kola (or cola) and guarana, the yerba maté herb is used to produce a caffeinated beverage. While prepared as an infusion to create a tea-like beverage, yerba maté contains no actual tea leaves. Yerba maté is an herb native to South America and is used to make the national drink of Argentina, Paraguay, Uraguay and Southern Brazil. In fact, yerba mate is consumed 6 to 1 over coffee in these countries.