Yerba Mate and Candida; Does it Help?

A lot has been said about the magical tea that is Yerba Mate. From weight loss to improved body performance. Today we are going to expand the list and tell you why you need to incorporate Yerba into your diet if yeast infections are common for you. Its anti-fungal properties are one of the greatest features of Yerba Mate and Candida or yeast infection is caused by an overgrowth of beneficial fungi in our bodies.

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We’ll start by discussing how Candida occurs. This will make it much easier to understand how Yerba Tea treats it.

What Causes Candidiasis?

To begin with, we need to mention that this particular type of yeast, Candida Albicans, is very beneficial to your body when present in correct amounts. It detects and eradicates harmful forms from bacteria from your body. Like a lot of good things, however, it does its best work when present in the necessary quantities. The slightest overgrowth causes things to go very wrong.

So what causes this excess? Imbalance.

Our bodies are spectacular ecosystems where good and potentially dangerous elements interact together peacefully until something tips the balance. There are several elements that can tip this balance.

These include:

  • Alcohol
  • Stress
  • Excessive caffeine
  • Antibiotics
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Birth Control as it affects the hormonal composition as well
  • Illnesses such as constipation, diabetes, hypothyroid
  • Poor Diets

It is important to treat yeast infections quickly as if they are left to develop they can have life threatening consequences such as Cancer. If you experience any symptoms of Candida, you should seek treatment right away. We have listed some common symptoms that you may experience.

Signs That You May Have A Yeast Infection

In women:

  • Strong vaginal odor
  • Painful menstruation
  • Unusual discharge
  • Soreness and Itching in the vaginal area


In Men:

  • Pain when urinating
  • Frequent and urgent urination
  • Swollen scrotum and infected generally infected penis
  • Pain during sex


Candida in Women


General Symptoms:

  • General body weakness e.g. Muscle pain
  • Stomach issues such as indigestion, bloating, heartburn, hyper acidity, vomiting etc.
  • Throat irritation
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Dry skin
  • Skin irritations such as Acne, eczema, rashes, psoriasis
  • Tongue thrush, swollen tongue, shortage of saliva etc.
  • Nasal Congestion and flu like symptoms
  • Mouth sores Cravings for carbohydrate rich foods
  • Bladder Infections
  • Body Odor


How Yerba Mate Helps You Fight Candida

Diet is often a triggering factor for yeast overgrowth; it gives them feeding ground in an already imbalanced body. So when treating candida a good diet is your no 1 weapon. First and foremost you have to get rid of sugar and flour. Remember biology? To activate yeast you must provide it with sugar. Same thing with Candida. Another trigger is coffee. It over stimulates the body leading to the overgrowth of candida.

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So what do you replace coffee with? Yerba Tea. Yerba has anti fungal anti-bacterial properties that reduce candida levels in your body to healthy levels. It will simply kill the excess fungi and leave the levels needed to maintain a healthy balance in your body restoring normality to your system. If you incorporate Yerba mate tea to your regular diet it will work consistently keeping future re occurrence of yeast infections at bay.

Yerba’s antifungal properties do not end at Candida only. It also treats all other fungi related infections. These include dandruff, athlete’s foot, and scaly skin.

Other Health Benefits Of Yerba Mate Tea:

  • It prevents Food Poisoning
  • increases mental alertness
  • Reduces and prevents obesity by stimulating weight loss
  • Reduces Blood sugar
  • Boosts Immunity as it contains all the major vitamins
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The first step at fighting Candida is the right diet.


We live in a world where nearly every element of our lives is industrialized and artificially modified. It is becoming harder to get food that is trustworthy let alone beneficial. We share in the struggle and we strive to give you real nutritional value.

Yerba Tea not only gives you that zing you need to get you through the day but it also improves your health without having a negative toll on your body. The relationship between Yerba Mate and Candida is a good example of that. It gently eradicates the problem without leaving you with negative side effects. Why don’t you try Yerba Mate today? It will treat your body without all the side effects that come with prescription medication.