Minerals content of Paraguayan yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis, S.H.).

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Minerals content (Fe, Ca, Mn, Mg, Na, K, Zn and Cu) of the leaves of Paraguayan yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis, S.H.) as well as of commercial products has been determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometry. Considerable amounts of iron and calcium and remarkably high content of magnesium and potassium have been found both in the leaves and in the… (More)

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@article{Garca1997MineralsCO, title={Minerals content of Paraguayan yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis, S.H.).}, author={Ruth Vera Garc{\'i}a and Isabel L. Basualdo and Isabel Peralta and M de Herebia and Susana Josefina Caballero}, journal={Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion}, year={1997}, volume={47 1}, pages={77-80} }