ilex paraguariensis

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In the Holly family (yes, Christmas holly) Grows up to 45 feet (15m). Simple shaped leaves with serrated edges. Small greenishwhite 4 petal flowers. Red berry-like fruit. Plant contains caffeine and is used as coffee substitute and aphrodisiac. Steep leaves and twigs in hot (not boiling) water. Similar to green tea, maybe a little more bitter. Very popular in South America. Roasting takes away bitter taste, but also many of the beneficial health compounds of the fresh green plant. Doesn’t cause jitters or nervous energy that coffee does. Used to rejuvenate, detoxify body, fight fatigue and increase health and longevity.
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As amostragens das populacoes de Araucaria angustifolia, Blepharocalyx salicifolius e Ilex paraguariensis foram realizadas nos conglomerados, desconsiderando 10 m de bordadura.
In vitro morphogenetic responses of Ilex paraguariensis nodal segments treated with different gibberellins and Prohexadione-Ca.
Na terceira semana de testes foram medidos os tempos apos a administracao do extrato aquoso de Ilex paraguariensis para o (GE) e da agua para o (GC) tendo se obtido os tempos medios de 729,8 [+ or -] 28,6 segundos para o (GE) e 742,5 [+ or -] 25,1 segundos para o (GC), conforme os graficos 3, 4, 5 e 6.
Ilex paraguariensis has been reported to be rich in a series of compounds with significant biological activities that highlight this plant as an interesting example of ethnopharmacology.
Simultaneous determination of chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid and caffeine in hydroalcoholic and aqueous extracts of Ilex paraguariensis by HPLC and correlation with antioxidant capacity of the extracts by DPPH- reduction.
A number of properties and actions of Ilex paraguariensis have been documented.
The pills contain the herbal aphrodisiacs epimedium grandiflorum, turnera diffusa, ilex paraguariensis and sarsaparilla.
For all cases, manifestations occurred within 2 hours after drinking tea made from leaves purchased commercially and labeled as Paraguay tea--an herbal tea derived from the plant Ilex paraguariensis, which is native to South America.