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Yerba Mate Recipe


Found in the rainforests of South America and related to the holly species, this tea can improve sleep, stall Alzheimer's dementia, and benefit the immune system while improving mental clarity and mood.

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This is a recipe for yerba mate that works well if you do not have a traditional bombilla on hand.




  • 2 Tablespoons yerba mate
  • 16 Ounces water


Place yerba mate into the bottom of a french press. Bring water to just simmering (150 degrees), not boiling. Brew for 5 minutes.

You can add orange peel, mint leaves, or any other additions you desire.