Recommended use:. ½-1 tsp of herbs per cup of boiling water (80 degrees): mix 1 part cold water with 3 parts boiling water to reduce the extraction of bitter substances. Let brew for 5-10 minutes and strain before serving. Drink 1-3 cups per day.
As a food ingredient: Max. 300 mg caffeine = 30 g of yerba mate per day
Yerba mate is used to make a beverage known as mate. With its caffeine content, it is a good alternative to coffee - with a spicy taste of herbs with an elegant and slightly bitter undertone.
Yerba mate can be found in various energy drinks on the market, as well as being sold as a bottled or canned iced tea.