More about Guarana (Paullinia Cupana) – 100gr
Paullinia cupana is a climbing shrub that grows wild in the Amazon regions of Brazil and Uruguay, where it was first used by the Quaramis, a native South American Tribe. Its main function was as a refreshing beverage. Guarana has been used for hundreds of years by Brazilian Indians as a general tonic for the body and as a source of energy. Studies have shown that Guarana powder helps to reduce mental fatigue and contributes to the body’s resistance to stress.
Guarana as a stimulant
Guarana has the same chemical composition as caffeine, theine and cocaine, and the same physiological action. It is an excellent mood elevator, increases mental alertness and stamina, slightly narcotic stimulant, aphrodisiac. A general tonic for well-being of the body. It affects fatigue in the nervous and muscle systems, enhances athletic reaction time and recovery.
It is a gentle excitant and serviceable where the brain is irritated or depressed by mental exertion, or where there is fatigue or exhaustion from hot weather.
The word Guarana comes from the Tupi language and means eye like because of the seeds that look like eyes.
Other names: Guaraná
Other names: Peruvian ginseng, Maka, Lepidium peruvianum, Lepidium weddellii, Lepidium affine, Lepidium gelidum
Nutritional Value Per 100g: Energy 1443KJ / 344kcal; Protein 15g; Fat 2,9g. Of which saturated fat 0,6g; Carbohydrates 51g; Of which sugars 2,4g; Fibre 28g; DO NOT Exceed a daily intake of 2 Grams.
We hereby certify that Guarana powder we sell does not contain any substances causing allergies. Or intolerances as ingredients or by possibility of cross contamination. The list of allergens which are likely to cause adverse reactions in susceptible individuals is provided in Annex IIIa of Directive 2007/68/EC. Please note that this statement is based on the information provided by the manufacturer of the product.