Who should not drink yerba mate?
Yerba mate also contains caffeine. Avoid consuming more than 300 mg of caffeine daily (about 6 cups of yerba mate) when pregnant. High doses of caffeine have been linked with miscarriage, premature delivery, and low birth weight. Breast-feeding: Yerba mate is possibly unsafe when taken by mouth while breast-feeding.
Is yerba mate safe to drink daily?
Yerba mate is possibly unsafe when taken in large amounts or for long periods of time. Drinking large amounts of yerba mate (1-2 liters daily) for a long time increases the risk of some types of cancer. This risk is especially high for people who smoke or drink alcohol.
Is yerba mate stronger than coffee?
With less caffeine than coffee but more than tea, yerba mate is a balanced caffeine option. Yerba mate has about 78 mg of caffeine per 5 oz cup, which is just less than coffee at 85 mg. That’s not all: yerba mate is also known as a unique caffeine experience.