Paraguay tea


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Related to Paraguay tea: Ilex paraguariensis

Paraguay tea:

see matématé
, yerba maté
, or Paraguay tea,
evergreen tree (Ilex paraguariensis) of the family Aquifoliaceae (holly family). From ancient times Native Americans and now millions of Argentines and others in South America have made a tea (also
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On March 24, the NYCDOH issued a news release to educate the public about the hazards of drinking the contaminated Paraguay tea. No additional cases of anticholinergic poisoning associated with Paraguay tea were reported.
Editorial Note: Paraguay tea is made from the leaves of l.
The most likely explanation for the cases in this report is contamination of the Paraguay tea with leaves from a plant containing belladonna alkaloids.