Yerba Mate (Green) - Ilex paraguariensis
Yerba Mate (Green) - Ilex paraguariensis

Yerba Mate (Green) - Ilex paraguariensis

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Yerba Mate Cholesterol Home Remedy

Mate (Green) - Ilex paraguariensis A.ST-HIL

Origin: Brazil

Used part: Leaf


Maté tea, the masterpiece of the famous chimarrão, is sold in a bag or loose herbs, and despite its bitter taste, it is an excellent drink to take care of the human organism. In this way, health experts recommend the consumption of tea, because in addition to preventing health problems, it can still contribute to treat existing diseases.

To do so, the tip is to ingest at least one liter of maté tea per day in an intercalated way in meals. However, the way the drink is to be consumed deserves a caveat: one should avoid nighttime periods, given that the herb has caffeine in its composition and this may disrupt the sleep of consumers.

Health benefits:

Toasted mate tea can be taken daily as a home remedy for cholesterol as it decreases the absorption of fat from foods due to the presence of saponins. However, this home remedy should not replace the treatment indicated by the doctor but is a great way to complement this clinical treatment.

Matte tea has protective effect on the blood vessels, preventing the accumulation of fat inside the arteries, which consequently protects the heart from a heart attack. However, its regular consumption does not exclude the need to eat healthy, low in fat.

Good Herbal Remedy:

  • Lower Cholesterol
  • Help to lose weight
  • Protect the heart
  • Controlling diabetes
  • Fighting fatigue and discouragement


  1. Add 2 tablespoons of yerba mate for each liter of water, simply put in a container and bring to the fire
  2. Once it starts to boil, turn off the tea, cover and leave for about 10 minutes
  3. Strain and drink hot or cold

How to drink:

It is recommended to drink 1 cup of yerba mate 2 to 3 times a day.


Although very healthy, tea mate also has some contraindications. People who have gastritis or ulcers cannot take the drink. This is because it irritates the mucosa of the stomach, thereby aggravating the health picture of the patient.

Another group that cannot consume the tea of ​​mate is patients with high blood pressure. Especially if the person gets use of synthetic remedies. People who are hyperactive should also consume in moderation, as it tends to make the individual even more agitated, as mate is a powerful stimulant. If you suffer from insomnia it is also not a good idea to take tea before bed for the same reasons as hyperactive people.