Yerba mate contains potassium, which is essential for the correct functioning of our heart, as well as magnesium, which helps us to incorporate protein. In addition, it possesses B complex vitamins, which help our body to release and profit from the energy in food.
A Mate infusion, or simply Mate, is an excellent tonic and a body cleanser due to its diuretic properties. It is also an excellent antioxidant, and helps flush out bad cholesterol. It protects our heart, and in the same way, it is a great colon cleanser; it boosts attention levels, and therefore, intellectual activities in general.
Antioxidants fight against the oxidizing action of free radicals that are responsible for disease and early aging.
It reduces bad cholesterol levels thanks to the antihypercholesterolemic action of the saponins present in yerba mate infusions, which reduce the quantity of low-density lipoproteins in our blood stream.
In addition, yerba mate is a powerful energizer due to its mateine content, an active agent belonging to the catechin group, turning it into a natural source of energy which stimulates intellectual and physical work.