This looks interesting:
Dubbed as having the strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate, it’s no wonder South American’s have been drinking yerba mate tea for centuries.
This wonder drink, which is made from the leaves of the South American rainforest holly tree (Ilex Paraguariensis), contains caffeine, heobromine and theopylline. It’s also the national drink in Paraguay, Uruguay, Southern Brazil and Argentina (where it’s consumed by the truckloads, out doing coffee 6-1).
But besides providing a somewhat euphoric punch, it has the health properties to rival even the greenest of teas!
If the chocolate/coffee/tea analogy didn’t grab you, here are five reasons to switch your regular morning pick-me-up with yerba mate.” Get the rest here: Move Over Green Tea: 5 Health Reasons To Drink Yerba Mate Instead | FinerMinds.
Here’s a google search with more info, including places you can buy online. I’m gonna check this out…