Yerba mate has many health benefits such as reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and improved health. It has antioxidant properties and helps in healthy weight loss. It also has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Mate tea contains various nutrients that help in maintaining good health. It is a good source of polyphenols, xanthines, caffeoyl derivatives and saponins. Amongst minerals, it contains zinc, chromium, potassium, copper, aluminum, iron, manganese, and nickel. Yerba mate also contains vitamins that include vitamin C, vitamin B1, and vitamin B2.