Yerba Mate is native to South America and in ancient times was believed to have healing powers. They were right! It contains 24 vitamins ans minerals as well as 15 amino acids. It is good for heart health, blood sugar and weight control. Yerba Mate does contain approximately 85ml of caffeine which is in between a normal cup of coffee and tea. however the caffeine is smoother. No jitters, no crash, it improves concentration, endurance and clears the mind.