Working with Guarana
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.
Conditions treated with Guarana
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.