How much caffeine is in Mata?
Can Boost Energy and Improve Mental Focus. At 85 mg of caffeine per cup, yerba mate contains less caffeine than coffee but more than a cup of tea (4).
How Is mate drank?
It is traditionally drunk from a mate cup or container called a gourd or calabash. You sip it from a metallic or wooden straw with a filter on one of its ends so the leaf pieces don’t go through. After being brewed, the flavor of this traditional drink of Argentina resembles that of the green tea.
What is the traditional drink mate?
Mate is a popular beverage in several South American countries and ubiquitous in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay. It is made using leaves and twigs from the yerba mate plant, a holly-like shrub, which are steeped in hot water to make mate or cold water to make tereré.