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Ilex guayusa

Known as: Guayusa, guayusa, Ilex, Guayusas 
A plant species of the family AQUIFOLIACEAE known for ritual use by Amazonian Jivaro Indians.
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2017
2017
Ilex guayusa tea preparations are now commercially available as Runa tea. Little is known regarding the antioxidant and anti… Expand
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2017
2017
BACKGROUND Guayusa (Ilex guayusa Loes) is an evergreen tree native of South America that grows particularly in the upper Amazon… Expand
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2016
2016
Tea from the leaves of guayusa (Ilex guayusa) has a long history of consumption by Ecuadorian natives in regions where the plant… Expand
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2016
2016
This paper seeks to contribute to the discussion on how to enhance food tourism in emerging, tropical countries characterized by… Expand
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2008
2008
Banisteriopsis caapi, Brugmansia suaveolens, andNicotiana tabacum are the principal hallucinogens used by the Shuar and related… Expand
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2008
2008
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  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 35093551
llex guayusa Loes. Vernacular names: Aguayu,sa, guayusa, huayu~a, g~ta~usa, guayyusa, wayusa, in eastern Ecuador, for both the… Expand
2001
2001
Plants of Ilex argentina L., I. brasiliensis (S.) L., I. brevicuspis R., I. dumosa R., I. integerrima (V.C.) L., I. microdonta R… Expand
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1991
1991
In Amazonian Peru and Ecuador leaf decoctions of the rainforest holly Ilex guayusa with high caffeine concentrations are used as… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Twelve plants used for the traditional treatment of diabetes mellitus in northern Europe were studied using normal and… Expand