Archive | December, 2011

Yerba-Mate-Benefits

Why do I drink Mate?

“What is this ‘magical’ drink that you talk about all of the time, Matt?” “Does it get you…high?” “Is it healthy for you?” “I heard that this is linked to cancer, I don’t want cancer!” These are just a few of the various questions that people ask me daily about yerba mate. I always feel […]

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Mate and Sex picture

Sex & Mate

I hosted a Mate Circle a couple of months ago when I was still in Abu Dhabi and the topic of sex came up. A few friends and I entered into a deep discussion over feelings, and how male and females differ in their perceptions of a relationship. We had a good time and a […]

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Guayakí Yerba Mates Reviewed

Guayakí Yerba Mates Reviewed

Guayakí is the largest yerba mate brand in United States, started in 1996. Below, Mateo has produced two video reviews of Guayakí’s most popluar loose-leaf yerba mates. Guayakí Barbacua Yerba Mate Review Guayakí San Mateo Yerba Mate Review San Mate Cut

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Mate Factor Yerba Mate Review by Circle of Drink

Mate Factor, The Hot Chocolate of Yerba Mate

Mate Factor — 3.25 of 5 palos — reviewed 12/11/2011 Type: Traditional Region: Campo Largo, Southern Brazil. Description: This is a very rich mate. Within 5 days of harvesting, this mate is vacuum sealed and shipped; there is no aging process. As a result, vital nutrients are preserved, though, perhaps at the expense of a […]

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