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Mate

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What other names is Mate known by?

Chimarrao, Green Mate, Hervea, Ilex, Ilex paraguariensis, Jesuit's Brazil Tea, Jesuit's Tea, Maté, Maté Folium, Paraguay Tea, St. Bartholemew's Tea, Thé de Saint Barthélémy, Thé des Jésuites, Thé du Brésil, Thé du Paraguay, Yerbamate, Yerba Mate, Yerba Maté.

What is Mate?

Mate is a plant. The leaves are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Constipation, depression, urinary tract infections (UTIs), heart conditions, kidney and bladder stones, mental and physical tiredness (fatigue), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fluid retention, headaches, low blood pressure (hypotension), weight loss, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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