Binomial: Ilex paraguariensis

Common names:
Yerba mate

Uses: Energising, hormone balancing, anti-carcinogenic, increase focus, 90% more antioxidants than green tea (cleanser), loaded with vitamins and minerals, preserves bone mineral density in postmenopausal women, athletes use it to enhance physical performance.

Effects: Energising like coffee without being jittery. Smooth increase in energy.  It rarely interferes with sleep.

Dosage: 1 Heaped tablespoon per cup of purified water.

Directions: Add hot water (not boiling) to herb and let it sit for 5min before straining and drinking. Drink as is or add honey to sweeten. Has an earthy taste.

 

It is important to note that some people simply stop recalling their dreams at all when they start using Silene undulata or any other dream herbs.
It is not fully understood why this happens, but often, these people will begin experiencing lucid dreams when they stop taking the dream root.