Ilex paraguariensis

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Noun1.Ilex paraguariensis - South American hollyIlex paraguariensis - South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
holly - any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges
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For instance, caffeine is the world's most universally employed psychoactive chemical, mostly imbibed as coffee (from Cojfea spp.), tea (from Camellia sinensis), cola (from Cola spp.), and mate (from Ilex paraguariensis), and eaten as chocolate (from Theobroma cacao) (Daly et al., 1998; Mitchell et al., 2014).
Ilex paraguariensis is a native tree from South America, occurring in Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina and in spots in Uruguay (GRONDONA, 1954).
Yerba mate tea, made from a holly tree whose scientific name is Ilex paraguariensis, has been beloved in South America since before colonisation.
Other authors have shown that resveratrol, a polyphenol synthesized in several plants including Ilex paraguariensis, can modulate DSB repair and proliferation in lymphoblastic cell lines.
(2007), the authors observed a survival rate of over 90% of the Ilex paraguariensis mini-stumps, which indicates the maintenance of the viability of the mini-stumps through the collections.
The species Ilex paraguariensis (Aquifoliaceae), popularly known as yerba mate, plays an important socio-economic role in the southern region of Brazil (Bernardi et al., 2005).
Mate is an infusion of dried leaves of Ilex paraguariensis, consumed mostly in South America and to a lesser extent in the Middle East, Europe, and North America.
A erva mate (Ilex Paraguariensis) e consumida principalmente nos paises Latino-Americanos (Argentina, Brasil, Paraguai e Uruguai), sendo o Brasil o segundo maior produtor da erva mate da America do Sul (Heck e De Mejia, 2007).