Wake me up Detox!
Detox Yerba Mate and Chilli TeaYerba Mate is said to provide a buzz as would coffee but without the unpleasant jitters or the crash afterwards, the perfect detox tea. It is a myth that it does not contain caffeine and the stimulating effects come from a compound called Mateine, In actual fact the term Mateine is actually caffeine and it said to have derived from the Mate plant. It also contains theophylline and theobromine similar to cacao, which are natural vasodilators and helps relax blood vessels and is used to combat high blood pressure. Yerba is said to have over 90 per cent more antioxidants than green tea, with immune boosting capabilities, it can also slow ageing, reduce stress and insomnia.
Yerba Mate contains;
Vitamins A; to help the immune system, help vision in dim light and to keep skin healthy,
Vitamin C; With keeps cells healthy, heals heal wounds and maintain connective tissue,
Vitamin E; To keep skin and eyes healthy and strengthens the immune system,
Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5 and B Complex; all of which help to keep your immune system healthy and helps break down foods and fats we eat.
As well as, Calcium, Manganese, Iron, Selenium, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
We recommended at least 2-3 cups of detox tea a day and it is important to make it a daily habit.
This is tea has deep tropical notes, with a hint of chilli on the tongue with a very pleasant citrus aroma. You may add some honey to taste or if you a feeling daring, maybe a small amount of extra chilli!