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Yerba Mate
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Archived Images #
Ilex paraguariensis (Yerba Mate) #
Ilex paraguariensis (mate) in berry. [Australia]
Photo by T. Wiedemann. © 2007
Photo of low-lying mate leaves against soil. The leaves range from dark to light green, and appear to have a velvety texture. The leaf stem is purple. Photo taken at United States Botanic Garden. [DC, USA]
Photo by Anonymous. © 2006
Wild Nativa Ilex paraguariensis (Yerba Mate) forests in Brazil. [Brazil]
Photo by © 2006
Color photo of small, potted Yerba Mate plant.
Photo by mindperformer, © 2005 Erowid.
Small potted Ilex paraguariensis (Yerba Mat) plant. [Austria]
Photo by Mindperformer. copy; 2009
Yerba Mate Tea #
Three baskets of ground native Yerba Mate. [Brazil]
Photo by © 2007
Yerba Mate tea with gourd and bombilla. [NY, USA]
Photo by Matt. © 2006
Bundles of fresh herbs for terere are sold in markets throughout Paraguay. A tradition of the Guaran, the indigenous people of Paraguay, terere is a cold infusion of herbs such as yerba mate, yerba luisa (lemongrass), and mint. The popular beverage is imbibed throughout the day. [Asuncin, Paraguay]
Photo by Erowid Crew. copy; 2012
A terere vendor mashes yerba mate and other herbs for a fresh infusion. [Asuncin, Paraguay]
Photo by Erowid Crew. © 2012
Botanical Drawings #
Botanical drawing of Ilex paraguariensis.
From Köhler's Medicinal Plants (1887).
Botanical drawing of Ilex guayusa. [test]
Unknown Artist.
Molecules #
Still 2D image of the Caffeine molecule.
Image by Erowid, © 2000 Erowid.
Still 3D image of the Caffeine molecule.
Image by Erowid, © 2000 Erowid.
Rotating 3D image of the Caffeine molecule.
Image by Erowid, © 2000 Erowid.
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