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1.5 OZ. $10.00
Background: Native to Brazil, guarana has been made into cakes that were then used to make a tea. The tea was used to treat diarrhea or fatigue. It is comparative to coffee when drunk as a tea. In fact many people native to Brazil drink guarana instead of coffee.
Guarana is primarily used as an energy-booster.
Energy: Guarana can be used short-term to help increase energy. However, long-term use has some of the same negative side effects of drinking too much coffee.
Diarrhea: Guarana can be used to help treat symptoms of diarrhea.
Gaurana can be used to treat many of the same maladies that caffeine treats - such as headache and improved energy. Guarana can also treat diarrhea. While it does have some positive uses, guarana should not be used long-term because it can cause damage to the intestines and inhibit the body's ability to restore itself.
Guarana is a vine that grows as long as 30 feet. It has yellow flowers that contain small brown seeds. These are the seeds used for medicinal purposes. Guarana is native to Brazil and is also cultivated there. The seeds are gathered when the fruit is ripe.
Crush 1-2 grams of guarana powder and boil for 10 minutes in 1 cup water, drink 3 times daily.
Don't take guarana if you have heart disease or high blood pressure. Don't take guarana on a long--term basis. Consult your health care provider before beginning use of any herb.