What is Yerba Mate?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

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Generic name: Green Tea

Yerba Mate is a medicinal and cultural drink that is popular in central and southern South America.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 4 2
Fatigue 2 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Depressed mood 1 1
Multiple sclerosis 1 0
Tension 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
2
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Yerba Mate

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Yerba Mate

Dosage Patients
4 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Yerba Mate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently taking Yerba Mate

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Yerba Mate

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 2
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Yerba Mate.