YERBA MATE with PEPERINA (Minthostachys Verticillata) – 1.10 Lbs Package
“Don Arregui” is a small and growing company that produces high quality yerba mate with herbs. They are located in the province of Córdoba, central part of Argentina. Thanks to its excellent quality its number of followers have increased dramatically over the last 2 years. They attended at MATEAR 2017 last december, held in “La Rural”, Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A great Yerba Mate enhaced with Peperina. Is the only species of the genus Minthostachys known from Argentina. It occurs in the northwestern and central regions of the country.
The peperina or mint peperina (Minthostachys verticillata) is a wild aromatic plant of the family of the Lamiaceae. The plant has a characteristic leaf, generally rounded and with a plush appearance. Its aroma varies between mint, camphor and rosemary, which gives a fresh aroma to mate, which is why the combination is so appreciated, while its flavor is between sweet and bitter.
The peperina offers relief to the affections of the respiratory tract, at the time that favors the expectoration, especially used in vapors. But in addition, recent research found that it manages to strengthen the immune system, helping to reduce sensitivity to allergens. It has even been said that the effects of peperina to combat allergy are superior to those of some prescription drugs.
Yerba mate contains 24 vitamins & minerals; 15 amino acids; and 11 polyphenols, a group of Phytochemicals which act as powerful antioxidants.