Guarana Seeds tea Aphrodisiac and other health benefits
Guarana - Paullinia cupana Kunth
Used part: Seed
Popularly known as an excellent energetic, guarana fruit is, in fact, effective in this function. Rich in caffeine and theobramine, it boosts physical and mental stamina and, by containing catechin, a substance responsible for preventing the destruction of body cells and slowing down aging, is also an excellent antioxidant.
Fruit is also effective in fighting obesity, as fruit increases daily caloric expenditure and decreases appetite by keeping blood glucose level stable. In cancer prevention, it acts as a brake on tumors, preventing them from proliferating.
The benefits offered by the fruit are a consequence of the presence of some substances such as caffeine, theobromine, theophylline, proteins, sugars, starch, tannin, potassium, phosphorus, iron, calcium, thiamine and vitamin A. It is indicated in cases of physical and mental stress, migraines, neuralgia, cramps, fevers and cramps. The caffeine in the fruit further stimulates the heart, increasing the blood flow.
Good Herbal Remedy:
- Stomach pain
- Gastrointestinal problems
- Physical and mental fatigue
- Sexual impotence
- A teaspoon of Guarana powder, mixed with a tablespoon of honey in a glass of water, sweetened to taste, or added to juices.
How to Drink:
Twice a day.
Guarana is contraindicated for pregnant women, breast-feeding women, and patients with heart problems, kidney disease, hyperfunction of the pituitary gland or with psychological disorders such as anxiety or panic.