Ilex guayusa: A systematic review of its Traditional Uses, Chemical Constituents, Biological Activities and Biotrade Opportunities

@inproceedings{Radice2017IlexGA,
  title={Ilex guayusa: A systematic review of its Traditional Uses, Chemical Constituents, Biological Activities and Biotrade Opportunities},
  author={M. Radice and L. Scalvenzi and N. Coss{\'i}o},
  year={2017}
}
  • M. Radice, L. Scalvenzi, N. Cossío
  • Published 2017
  • Geography
  • Ilex guayusa is an emblematic tree of the Ecuadorian Amazon region, widely used in folk medicine, ritual uses and household and industrial beverages. Despite the daily consumption only a few number of studies have been carried out and the species deserves a deepener bioprospecting activity, also in order to define a new Biotrade strategy for the Ecuadorian amazon region. This review summarizes the ethno pharmacological data and the researches concerning I.guayusa. Promising biological… CONTINUE READING
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