I know, its weird! The theophylin has a potent cerebral activity...it actually shuts me down in a way. foggy headed, bad thinking. Most people are not like this but green tea and Mate are no-no's for me.
Originally Posted by Steve Shafley
I find that absolutely mindboggling, Robb.
I use the yerba mate as a direct drop in for coffee whenever I want to wean myself away from it. About 2 weeks of drinking smaller and smaller amounts of mate leaves me ready to stop cold turkey without the ill effects.