Guarana - Paullinia cupana


Guarana belongs in the stimulant category of drugs, along with the likes of coffee, tea, ephedra, khat and maté. It comes from the seeds of an Amazonian vine (Paullinia cupana) that look remarkably like horse chestnuts, and its usage dates back thousands of years. Many Indians consider it a gift of the Gods and use it as a hunting aid.

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Reports of guarana’s use did not appear in Europe until the mid-1700s, but its high caffeine content – up to 5% of seeds - has made it a core ingredient in modern energy drinks.


Guarana is the strongest of all the caffeine drugs, being three times stronger than coffee. Some of its caffeine exists in a complex bond with several tannins, which gives it a longer lasting action than coffee.


Guarana has potent stimulating effects but does not produce the same ‘jitters’ as coffee. The binding complex of guarana’s caffeine gives it an inhibiting effect on hunger and thirst sensations. Some people are immune to its effects (and can even become more tired) even at high doses.


Indians grind the seeds and mix with manioc flour, which is allowed to ferment, then dried in the sun. Small amounts are shaved off the resulting loaf and used as a tea. Guarana extract in the West is used in chewing gum, teas and canned drinks.

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Weight 50 grams

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    Rapide et efficace
    4 grammes de poudre de Guarana + verser de l'eau bouillante dans une tasse = un bon coup de boost J'ai bu ma tasse en début de soirée, juste avant de commencer une soirée avec des amis, ça requinque. Pour le goût, neutre avec un léger arrière goût de terre. Régulièrement mélangé pour qu'il n'y ai pas de dépôt au fond de la tasse. Possible de rajouter un sucre ou un peu de miel pour le boire plus rapidement.


    guter Booster
    sehr schnelle Lieferung und sehr sorgfältig verpackt. Habe 2,5 gr. mit einer Tasse Pfefferminztee zubereitet. Wirkung trat nach ca 10-15 Min. auf (habe zuvor etwas gegessen). Das Ergebnis ist sehr gut: Top fit, voller Tatendrang, kein Unwohlsein! Es wird auch ein guter Booster für den sport sein!! Und es ist besser als das Bala-Kraut.


    Très bien !
    Je remplace les red bulls par ces graines et c’est parfait ! Je les manges directement . Et ça met des petits coups de boost dans la journée !


    En poudre c’est mieux
    A faire bouillir sinon à réduire en poudre impossible.


    Ganz gut
    Ist ganz gut. Habs selber gemörsert und abgefüllt. 4-6 halbvolle Kapseln und ab geht's.


    graines abimées
    Sur les deux paquets que j'ai acheté beaucoup de graines été abimées, comme moisies, sinon les graines de guarana font leur taf mais il m'en faut pas mal pour qu'elle fasse effet, genre 8 graines par jour.


    Terrible pour une bonne journée remplie, j'avale directemnt les graines, j'en prend entre 3 et 5, faut pas en abusé non plus, mais bon produit ! je conseille pour une alternative au café, le seul truc c'est le matin pour te reveillé c'est pas un bon café, ca mes un peu plus de temps a monté, bref, je conseille!


    Tonico ma nulla di troppo speciale.
    Frantumato e in infusione per 5/10 min. 4 semi. Non riesco a sentire tutta questa grande "caffeina" di cui si dice tanto.


    Very good
    Great customer service et good quality products, I'm hooked ! Guarana does the job, gives energy, motivation et focus.


    Product very practical every moment,hard to chew but its effects are pleasant and it help you during all the day.

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Questions (2)
James 2013-04-24 08:55:13

Hello i was looking for this stuff, but i really don't know ho to use it. Can someone tell me how to get the best effect from this? I have to prepare a thea with tis or what else? Whitch one get the best effects? The solid or the dusty one?


The Guarana that we sell is to be made into a tea. The solid and powder kind both turn into a tea however the solid requires some more preparation. The solid kind must be ground down into a powder for best results. We sell both as it is the personal preference for some customers to use the solid kind, I believe the taste/ feeling is a little different.

Teresa Pugliese 2013-03-18 16:07:46

Non bevo caffè', perché' mi provoca tremori, e vorrei sapere se posso usare il guarana', considerato che pur contenendo per tre volte la dose di caffeina del caffè' non provoca gli stessi effetti collaterali.


Guarana is a common ingredient in energy caps and drinks. Guarana powder contains about 4.2% caffeine and several other components like guaranine, theobromine and theofilline. Please consult a doctor if you are unsure about whether or not you can safely consume this product. We cannot give any form of medical advise.

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