Samurai Chai Mate Tea Review

Editor's Review: 3.5 / 5.0

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Samurai Chai Mate Tea is a blend of green mate and green rooibos teas. Green mate is a variety of yerba mate, an ingredient commonly found in weight loss supplements. Green rooibos is a more herbal tasting rooibos that has a shorter oxidation time than red rooibos and other varieties. In terms of weight loss, yerba mate is the real attention getter in Samurai Chai Mate Tea, but the blend as a whole may prove beneficial for some dieters.

List of Ingredients


  • Green Mate Tea
  • Green Rooibos Tea
  • Cinnamon
  • Candied Pineapple Pieces
  • Candied Papaya Pieces
  • Orange Peels
  • Lemongrass
  • Anise Seed
  • Coriander
  • Cardamom
  • Almond Flakes
  • Cornflower Blossoms

Product Features

First off, this tea contains nuts so dieters with nut allergies should not consume or handle this tea. There is also various fruits and flowers that may cause a reaction in some sensitive dieters.

The top ingredients in Samurai Chai Mate Tea are green mate and green rooibos. Green mate is considered the official drink of South America where natives drink it as Americans drink coffee. Yerba mate contains caffeine and may prove beneficial for increasing energy. Green tea is typically the big dog in terms of weight loss supplements because green tea is proven to boost metabolism. Rooibos tea does not have the same clinical backing.

The product reviews of Samurai Chai Mate are positive and they give us a look into how this tea could be used as a weight loss product. Mate tea has 100-percent of the caffeine of coffee. This means one cup of Samurai Chai has the same caffeine as one cup of coffee. The caffeine content will likely boost metabolism, but it is important to drink this tea in moderation just as you would coffee.

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  • Tastes amazing.
  • Contains green rooibos and mate teas.
  • Contains caffeine – proven to boost metabolism.
  • Rave reviews on the Teavana website.


  • Does not contain ingredients to reduce hunger.
  • Is not formulated to work as a diet tea.
  • May contain more caffeine than the average tea drinker enjoys.
  • May be too sweet.


Samurai Chai Mate Tea is one of those products that work for the dieter without costing a fortune. While this tea is not going to help the dieter shed a hundred pounds, it may help the dieter feel more energized and less hungry between meals. Tea is also known to improve digestion, which could help the dieter get more vitamins and nutrients out of the foods they eat.

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