Yerba Mate (Ilex paraguariensis)Regular price $17.95
Yerba Mate is a low maintenance evergreen tree, best known for it's leaves that are used to make Yerba Mate tea; a delicious and stimulating drink that can be enjoyed as a healthy alternative to coffee. Medicinally, Yerba Mate is said to tone, balance, and strengthen overall body functions, increase fat burning, and balance/calm the nerves.
Yerba Mate can be grown outside in the ground or indoors in a pot. It will grow fastest in full sun. Fragrant white blossoms will appear throughout fall and winter that turn into vibrant, red ornamental berries in the spring. Thick, holly-like leaves can be harvested when full. Their flavor tastes similar to smooth green tea and is loaded with antioxidants!