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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Ilex paraguariensis extracts are an important source of polyphenols, methylxanthines (9) and saponins (8).
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.
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.
Desta forma, este estudo buscou caracterizar a estrutura populacional e a regeneracao de Araucaria angustifolia, Blepharocalyx salicifolius e Ilex paraguariensis, em diferentes condicoes ambientais e historico de perturbacao na Floresta Nacional de Sao Francisco de Paula--RS, Brasil, com o objetivo de fornecer informacoes que podem ser usadas para o desenvolvimento de tecnicas que possibilitem, por exemplo, a conservacao destas especies, o uso sustentavel e a recuperacao ambiental de ecossistemas da Floresta Ombrofila Mista.
Keywords: Ilex paraguariensis Glycemi Insulin Diabetes Glycation Disaccharidase
Gugliucci & Stahl (9) verificaram que extratos aquosos e alcoolicos de Ilex paraguariensis inibiram a oxidacao da lipoproteina de baixa densidade in vitro, comparavel ao acido ascorbico.
He observed that authors had been uncertain of the genus of the plant in question; but that having found it both in flower and in fruit, he was enabled to pronounce it to be an Ilex, and he designated it as Ilex paraguariensis, a kind of Holly.