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Yerba mate – health elixir or carcinogenic trap?

Yerba mate is prized for its stimulating properties and rich flavour. It is increasingly being used by both health-conscious people and those looking for an alternative to coffee. The more people are interested, the more questions, rumours and controversies arise. One of the most common concerns is its potential carcinogenicity. Are these worries correct? Is yerba mate carcinogenic? It's time to separate the facts from the myths and take a closer look at the issue!

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Lemongrass – an addition to yerba mate (and beyond) with a wonderful aroma!

Lemongrass is an aromatic plant that is taking the cuisines and taste buds of people around the world by storm. Although it originates from Southeast Asia, where it has been prized for its health and culinary properties for centuries, today its lemony charm enchants gourmands on almost every continent. Lemongrass is not only an extraordinary culinary addition – its health properties and diverse uses make it a true natural treasure!

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Field horsetail – Equisetum arvense. Nature's underestimated treasure

Horsetail is a plant with astonishing properties. It has been used in natural medicine and cosmetics for centuries, and its beneficial effects on the body have been confirmed by numerous scientific studies. This inconspicuous plant, widely regarded as a noxious weed, can help strengthen hair and nails and even get rid of cellulite! In today's post, we'll take a closer look at all the secrets of this unusual and underrated herb. Ready? Let's get started!

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Antioxidants in yerba mate. What are they and how do they affect your health?

When reading about the properties of yerba mate, you will no doubt have come across information more than once about its high antioxidant content. Your favourite infusions are in fact rich in antioxidants, and can therefore have a positive impact on our health. How specifically do they work? This is precisely the question we will address today.

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Caffeine in yerba mate and coffee – why choose mate tea?

Yerba mate is prized for its original herbal taste, but also for its strong stimulating properties, making it considered by many to be a good alternative to coffee. Both drinking mate tea and coffee can have many benefits, and each brew has its own advantages and disadvantages. Which one is better and can yerba mate really replace coffee completely? We dispel any doubts!

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Yerba mate cup – which one to choose?

Yerba mate is a magical drink from South America with many miraculous properties. Its preparation and drinking creates a real magical ritual and to preserve this magic, it is worth using dedicated tools. Yerba mate cup is the basis. Wondering which will be the best and most convenient? Here are the advantages and disadvantages of each vessel.

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Yerba mate for beginners. What to choose?

Experienced mateists, do you remember your beginnings? Did the taste of yerba mate enchant you at the first sip? I bet... not necessarily. So don't be surprised if, when you offer a newcomer a smoky Paraguayan mate tea, he or she gives you a grin and politely puts the vessel down. Yerba mate is a noble brew. It takes time to fully appreciate its characteristic, dry taste and properties. You can also always... take a shortcut and start with milder products. These are the ones most often recommended to beginners. Discover the best yerba mate to start with!

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Yerba mate – a treasure-trove of vitamins and minerals in your mate gourd!

A drink that is tasty, a great stimulant, a powerful treasure trove of vitamins and minerals and makes you feel special when you drink it. Is there such a thing? Of course, it's yerba mate! It's a natural wonder straight from South America that is winning the hearts and palates of people all over the globe. At a time when we're all looking for natural ways to improve our health and well-being, the holly infusion seems to be the perfect choice. Why? Let's find out by delving into the composition of yerba mate and discovering what's really hidden in this green brew.

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Stevia – sweet and... healthy!

A green, pretty, inconspicuous leaf. Experience would suggest that it is bitter and odd tasting like most pretty, green, inconspicuous leaves. Nothing could be further from the truth! Stevia is a low-calorie, natural sweetener that lowers blood pressure. It is a very good alternative to traditional sugar and other sweeteners. Stevia is taking over the world thanks to its remarkable properties. Get to know them in today's blog post!

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Boldo – South American herb for many ailments

Boldo is a plant found in South America that has been used by the local people for thousands of years for its many beneficial properties. Boldo is also a common ingredient in yerba mate – it provides excellent refreshment and complements the taste of the dried leaves of Ilex paraguariensis. We encourage you to learn more about this fantastic herb and our products with it!

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