Published May 5, 1988.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Mate folium, maté, yerba maté.
Maté consists of the dried leaf and leaf stem of Ilex paraguariensis de Saint-Hilaire [Fam. Aquifoliaceae], as well as their preparations in effective dosage.
The herb contains caffeine.
Mental and physical fatigue.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Average daily dosage:
3 g of drug; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Comminuted herb for teas, herb powder for other galenical preparations for internal use.