THE ESSENTIALS

About the Many Benefits of Our Teas

Yerba Mate is chock full of antioxidants, as well as dozens of beneficial Vitamins, Minerals & Nutrients. Each bottle of Thirsty Leaf contains a long list of things that are good for you, without any added sugars, artificial flavors, or other harmful additives. In fact, each of the ingredients in our teas are proven to help support your immune system and improve your overall health.

THE SCIENTIFIC BENEFITS DEFINED

With all caffeinated plants, Yerba Mate has been shown to boost mental and physical focus while combating fatigue or low energy. There may be a reason why almost every society on earth – from the coffee-addicted Italians and Argentines to the tea-loving nations of China and Britain – has a favorite caffeinated beverage.

Chromium

Helpful for people with type 2 diabetes; may help with weight loss.

Copper

Essential nutrient for all — helps form red blood cells and aid with clotting. Maintains healthy bones, blood vessels, nerves and immune function.

Zinc

May effectively reduce inflammation, boost immune health, and reduce your risk of age related disease.

Iron

Known to preserve many of the most important body processes; energy, focus, immune system, strength and health of blood cells.

Potassium

As the third most abundant mineral in the body, it regulates blood pressure, heart contractions, and helps with muscle function. It’s also an electrolyte which conducts electrical impulses throughout the body.

Magnesium

Helps support healthy immune systems, regulates blood pressure and circulation.

Good Stuff For Your Body and Mind

All teas, including Yerba Mate, offer a number of proven & significant health benefits. Besides the typical antioxidants and nutrients many teas contain, Yerba Mate also contains beneficial amounts of saponins (natural compounds with proven anti-inflammatory properties), Vitamins D, C, E as well as Zinc, Magnesium and etc.

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Our Native Yerba Mate is hand-picked for taste and authenticity and as a result, Thirsty Leaf sells a clean, delicious and healthy drink that won’t leave you jittery or tired by day’s end, common side effects of many caffeinated drinks. Furthermore, Yerba Mate may lower blood sugar levels (thereby reducing your risk of developing diabetes and improving your ability to manage the disease’s complications) and may, in addition, reduce your risk of developing heart disease. Due to its natural appetite suppressant properties, Yerba Mate has also gained some renown recently as a healthy way to manage your weight.

Vitamin A  [Retinol]

One of the keys to a healthy immune system; important for proper functioning of eyes, heart, lungs and other key human organs.

Vitamin B1  [Thiamin]

Used to keep nerves & muscle tissue healthy which helps reduce fatigue & weakness.  Also important for the processing of carbohydrates and some proteins.  Converts food to energy.

Vitamin B2  [Riboflavin]

Important for body growth, red blood cell production, and keeping the eyes healthy.  Also helps the processing of carbohydrates.

Vitamin B3  [Niacin]

Helps turn food into energy. Important for the development and function of cells in the body.

Vitamin B5  [Pantothenic Acid]

Helps turn food into energy. Important for many functions in the body, especially making and breaking down fats.

Vitamin B9  [Folate]

Makes DNA and other genetic material. The body also needs folate for cells to divide.

Vitamin C  [Ascorbic Acid]

Important for a healthy immune system; helps produce collagen, used to make skin and other tissues.  Also helps wound healing.

Vitamin D  [Cholecalciferol]

The “Sunshine Vitamin”; produced in your skin in response to exposure to sunlight. Important for bone, muscle, and teeth health.

Vitamin E  [Alpha-Tocopherol]

An antioxidant that helps prevent damage to cells; especially skin.  Also helps make red blood cells.

Vitamin K  [Phytomenadione]

Helps the body by making proteins for healthy bones and tissues. It also makes proteins for blood clotting.

Calcium  [Ca]

The most abundant mineral in the body; Calcium is required for vascular contraction and vasodilation, muscle function, and nerve transmission. Its also stored in the bones and teeth where it supports their structure and function.

Choline

Helps the brain and nervous system to regulate memory, mood, muscle control, and other functions. It also forms the membranes that surround the body’s cells.

Inositol

One of the keys to a healthy immune system; important for proper functioning of eyes, heart, lungs and other key human organs.

Manganese  [Mn]

Used to make energy and protect cells from damage. Its also needed for strong bones, reproduction, blood clotting, and a healthy immune system.

Phosphorus  [P]

Required to make energy and to carry out many important chemical processes.

Selenium  [Se]

Important for reproduction, thyroid gland function, DNA production, and protecting the body from damage caused by free radicals and from infection.

Antioxidants

Antioxidants are found in many foods, especially plant-based, whole foods. They reduce the risk of many diseases including heart disease and certain cancers.

Polyphenols

Abundant in plants, polyphenols are naturally occurring organic compounds that help manage blood pressure levels and keep your blood vessels healthy and flexible, promoting good circulation.

The polyphenols in yerba mate include caffeic acid, caffeine, caffeoyl derivatives, caffeoylshikimic acid, chlorogenic acid, feruloylquinic acid, kaempferol, quercetin, quinic acid, rutin, and theobromine.

Saponins

Saponins help reduce cholesterol levels, strengthen the immune system, treat diabetes, and inhibit tumor growth.  They also improve metabolism and help prevent and treat obesity.

Xanthines

There are three xanthines found in yerba mate, caffeine, theobromine, and theophylline, and give yerba mate its characteristic bitter flavor and stimulant effects.

Amino Acids

Critical for building protein in the body; supports the synthesis of hormones and neurotransmitters.

At Thirsty Leaf, we are dedicated to providing high-quality, all-natural teas that are delicious and nutritional. Our native Yerba Mate bottled tea features a fine and distinctive flavor, which is not only enhanced by the presence of pure spring water and flowers and herbs but offers extra medicinal properties as well.

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COLORS

No Added Colors

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PRESERVATIVES

No Added Preservatives

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SWEETENERS

Naturally Sweetened

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FLAVOR

Flavors From Flowers, Plants & Herbs

YERBA MATE

If colors can have taste and tastes can have color, then our Yerba Mate tastes like it looks: Green.  Think forests, freshly cut grass, and the way the air smells in spring.  Complex and slightly smoky, Thirsty Leaf Yerba Mate is refined and refreshing.

  • Rich in Antioxidants
  • Energy Booster
  • Improves Mental Focus
  • Immune System Booster
  • Natural Stimulant
  • Reduces Fatigue
  • Physical Performance Benefits
  • May Lower Risk of Heart Disease
  • Earthy
  • Bitter
  • Grassy
  • Smokey

SPEARMINT

Spearmint not only tastes great, it is high in Antioxidants. It also helps relieve digestive distress and fight off bacterial infections.

  • High in Antioxidants
  • Balances Hormones
  • Lowers Blood Sugar
  • Improves Digestion
  • Soothes Stomach Upset
  • Reduces Stress
  • Improves Memory
  • Fights Bacterial Infections
  • Minty
  • Cool
  • Sweet
  • Delicious

LAVENDER

Lavender, with what is perhaps one of the loveliest scents of any flower anywhere, helps reduce heart rate, lower blood pressure and may help improve sleep

  • Reduces Heart Rate
  • Reduces Blood Pressure
  • Helps Improve Sleep
  • Reduces Asthma Symptoms
  • Promotes Clear Skin
  • Lessens Menopausal Symptoms
  • Floral
  • Earthy
  • Sweet
  • Citrusy

STINGING NETTLE

Stinging Nettle is a true wonder of nature: chock full of Vitamins C, B & A as well as Magnesium & Potassium. It’s also a proven anti-inflammatory that can help lower blood pressure.

  • Rich in Vitamins, C, A & B
  • Full of Magnesium & Potassium
  • Contains Required Amino Acids
  • Helps Reduce Inflammation
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Helps Treat Hay Fever
  • Earthy
  • Herbaceous
  • Sweet
  • Peppery

HOLY BASIL

Holy Basil is one of nature’s stress relievers and helps build healthy respiratory systems. It’s great for oral & dental health and has natural analgesic (pain-killing) properties.

  • Helps Reduce Stress
  • Aids Respiratory System
  • Good for Dental And Oral Health
  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • Arthritis Remedy
  • Analgesic Properties
  • Crisp
  • Peppery
  • Lemony
  • Licorice

HIBISCUS

One of our favorite flowers here at Thirsty Leaf, Hibiscus not only looks & smells great, it also helps lower blood pressure & blood sugar. Also helpful in the treatment of depression.

  • Used In Ancient Egypt
  • Lowers Body Temperature
  • Diuretic Aid
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Reduces Blood Sugar
  • Helps Treat Depression
  • Full of Vitamin C
  • Tart
  • Sweet
  • A Little Like Cranberries

RASBERRY LEAF

Raspberry Leaf, like Stinging Nettle, is extremely rich in C & D Vitamins as well as antioxidants like Tannins & Flavinoids.

  • Rich In Vitamins and Minerals
  • Especially C and D
  • Contains Antioxidants
  • Tannins and Flavonoids
  • Iron, Zinc, Potassium Etc.
  • Alleviates Symptoms of PMS
  • Fruity
  • Earthy
  • Bold
Thirsty Leaf offers a delicious line of cold bottled teas and Yerba Mate leaves in bulk

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COLD BOTTLED TEASBULK TEA LEAVES