Yerba tea is a traditional beverage made from dried leaves of an evergreen holly, Ilex paraguariensis a famous native plant in Southern America. The plant is found in the wild but is also cultivated on plantations just like other tea plantations. The taste of yerba tea is can be described as grass and similar to that of green tea to those who have never tasted it. Nowadays the consumption of this beverage has skyrocketed in many parts of the world because of how it taste. It is also gaining popularity because of the healthy benefits it has which include:
Help Build Strong Bones without exercises
It is not a must for you to hit the gym to have strong bones. Yerba tea increases the density of the bones without exercising. This makes it perfect for people with disabilities and those who are lazy to exercises. In addition to this, not many are aware that caffeine has been associated with mineral and bone loss this is why the majority do exercise to build strong bones.
It will supply you with Minerals, Vitamins and it is an Antioxidant
All the nutrients and minerals needed to sustain one’s life are loaded with yerba tea. Each serving of this beverage contains the following vitamins and high concentration of minerals but not limited to; Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B5, Calcium, Vitamin E, Sulfur, Sodium, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium and Selenium.
It also contains some phytonutrients such as trace minerals, tannins, chlorophyll, 15 amino acids, polyphenols and flavonoids which are both beneficial to the body. It too contains 11 polyphenols and exhibits more antioxidant power than any other tea-based beverage
It Boost Mental Functions of All Kinds
Yerba tea will help you to remain focused, be smart, creative and productive. It has a moderate amount of caffeine which is widely used in the world as a psychoactive drug. It also enhances memory, mood and alertness. Once consumed, it will make you more productive and motivated because it will stimulate the neurotransmitter known as dopamine.
Aids in Killing Cancer Cells
Yerba tea contains several anti-cancer compounds such as tannin, rutin, ursolic acid, saponins, chlorophyll and chlorogenic acid.
Energy increment, boosting the immune system, help in losing weight are also health benefits of yerba tea. If you have never tasted this beverage, then it should be listed on top of your shopping list