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Mate Verde

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  Mate Verde (green tea) is found in the Atlantic Rain Forest. The Indians drank an infusion of this plant as a stimulant and to suppress the appetite. It was also used in bathing as a natural beautifier for skin and hair. Cosmetics: Rich in tannin and a powerful astringent, mate-verde (green-tea) leaves the skin feeling fresh and soft. Applied topically, the steeped herb is used in exfoliation.