Botanical name: Ilex paraguariensis
Native to: Brazil
Contraindications: Not recommended for people suffering from heart problems, anxiety or pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Actions: Immune boosting with appetite-stimulating, painkilling and memory enhancing qualities. Can assist digestion with mildly laxative and bile stimulating properties.
Description: Yerba mate may be used as a digestive tonic as it stimulates digestion with its
appetite-stimulating and mildly laxative properties. Additionally, it can increase bile production and fat burning which can give it its reputation as a weight losing remedy.
Painkilling and immune boosting attributes can assist to increase physical endurance and health. It is said to have blood cleaning qualities which may assist heart health and cardiovascular troubles.
High antioxidants and memory-enhancing properties are further qualities attributed to this herb.
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