Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Paraguay Tea (Yerba Mate)
Botanical Name   Ilex paraguayensis
System Affected   diuretic, stimulant, rheumatism/gout, purgative
Properties   diuretic, kidney stones has caffeine in leaves Large does: purgative rheumatism, gout
Description    
Origin   South America
Notes   used in S. America as a beverage
Toxicity    
Dosage   prepare as a tea

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