Guarana and Gurana Extract:Phytochemicals,Botanical Info and History.
- Basic Botanical info of Guarana.
- Phytochemicals and constituents of Guarana.
- Guarana Plantation and Habitat.
- Facts,Properties,Available forms:Guarana.
- Uses Guarana.
- Theory and Scientific Support of Guarana.
- History of Use with Natives:Guarana.
- Guarana Brief Summary.
- Research Update:Paullinia cupana or Guarana.
Applications and Properties:
Properties: Guaran consists of a crystallizable principle, called guaranine, identical with caffeine, which exists in the seeds, united with tannic acid, catechutannic acid starch, and a greenish fixed oil.
Main Actions (in order): stimulant, antioxidant, memory enhancer, nervine (balances/calms nerves), cardiotonic (tones, balances, strengthens the heart)
Properties/Actions Documented by Research: analgesic (pain-reliever), antibacterial, antioxidant, hyperglycemic, memory enhancer, nervine (balances/calms nerves), neurasthenic (reduces nerve pain), platelet aggregation inhibitor (to prevent clogged arteries), stimulant, vasodilator.
Energy, Well Being, Weight Loss.
Heart Health.Reduce shadows/Dark circle eyes.
Common Use: Guarana is a caffiene rich beverage from South America. In Brazil it is made into a popular cola drink known as Brazilian Cocoa which is used for energy and stimulation. Also used as a systemic cleanser, nervine tonic, anti-fatigue stimulant and is known to reduce hunger, relieve headaches including migraines, help alleviate PMS symptoms and has a reputation as an aphrodisiac. 10 to 30 drops to 3 times daily or as needed. This herb contains caffeine and should not be overused. Not recommended if pregnant or nursing.
Guarana is the South American way to promote long-endurance energy. Harvested from the Amazon rain forests, this herb is also used to support mental alertness and fight fatigue. It is widely used in soft drinks throughout Brazil. Guarana is useful to improve athletic performance, fight fatigue, and support weight loss. Guarana's nutritional virtues are fast making it a household name here in North America as well.
Dosage: 180-450 milligrams a day (about the amount in 2-4 cups of brewed coffee or 500-1000mg of guarana extract) has been associated with mild stimulant properties and enhanced physical and mental performance.
Safety and Toxicity:
guarana holds a GRAS-status (Generally Regarded As Safe). In most cases, there is no significant danger, aside from the side effects of high caffeine intake, associated with guarana consumption.
Guarana, or its active constituent caffeine, should not be taken when formulated with performance-enhancing supplements and dangerous herbs in diet aids or . Potentially fatal irregular heartbeats have been reported to occur.
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