Guarana Herbal Remedies
Guarana contains caffeine and other xanthine alkaloids and can have up to three times as much caffeine as coffee. Its current use is primarily as a remedy for nervous headaches, mental fatigue, and heat exhaustion. It is also used for hangover, narcolepsy, and depression. The herb powder and extract are used in many dietary supplements for energy stimulation, a use that should be discouraged, as it depletes the body's storehouse of vital energy and aggravates nervous conditions. Guarana has a taste of BITTER, ASTRINGENT and a temperature of HOT.
Guarana Proper Dose
|Guarana Decoction||0.5-4 gr daily|
|Guarana Powder||1-2 capsules daily|
Guarana Reference Information
|Latin Name||Paullinia cupana|
|Herb Forms||Tincture, capsule, bulk herb, powder.|
|Cautions||Avoid with high blood pressure and do not take large doses or long-term.|
|Botanical Info||A climbing evergreen vine from the Soapberry family native to the Amazon region of South America.|
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