Yerba mate (pronounced yerba mah-tey) is native to South America where it’s been used for centuries by native tribes who believe in its ability to naturally energise, focus and rejuvenate the body. If that wasn’t enough, this special little shrub is jammed packed full of goodness and in 1964 The Pasteur Institute and the Paris Scientific society were so interested in this healthy source of vitamins they did a thorough study of the plant’s properties. They concluded "it is difficult to find a plant in any area of the world equal to mate in nutritional value" and that yerba mate contains "practically all of the vitamins necessary to sustain life." Wowsers, that’s some statement
Although this can be used to make kombucha it needs to be used in conjunction with a "real"tea (black, green, white or blue) however when mixed creates a distinctive and very enjoyable tasting kombucha. (please ensure that you use 3/4 base tea and 1/4 Rooibos)'
naturally contains caffeine
|nutritional content [per 100ml]|
- Dairy free
- Gluten free
- Suitable for vegetarians & vegans
- Contains 0 calories