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.


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.


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


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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.


No Added Colors


No Added Preservatives


Naturally Sweetened


Flavors From Flowers, Plants & Herbs