Guarana is a potent stimulant herb from South America and one of the highest sources of caffeine in the plant world. The crushed seeds are consumed for their strong stimulant effect on the nervous, respiratory and cardiovascular systems. Guarana contains the stimulant alkaloids theobromine and guaranine, as well as caffeine. These provide later onset and longer lasting stimulation.
Contents: Guarana (Paullina cupana) dried herb powdered
Preparations: 1 tsp/cup, Steep covered 10 minutes.
Other Names: Paullina cupana,
Grown in: Brazil
Organic Status: Conventional
Plant Parts: Seeds
Packaging: Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch
Contains caffeine which is best to avoided during pregnancy
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