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Guarana

Guarana (Paullinia cupana) is a plant from the maple family, native to the Amazon basin and popular in Brazil as a health tonic. The fruit is of similar size to a coffee bean and contains 2-3 times the amount of caffeine.

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What is Guarana?

Guarana (Paullinia cupana) is a plant from the maple family, native to the Amazon basin and popular in Brazil as a health tonic. The fruit is of similar size to a coffee bean and contains 2-3 times the amount of caffeine. This accounts for guarana’s reputation as a herbal stimulant.

Guarana is a popular additive to energy drinks – however you can avoid the energy drink sugar crash by taking it as a supplement instead.

The benefits of a Guarana supplement

As a stimulant guarana is taken to support mental alertness and memory, lift mood, fight fatigue and support stamina and endurance. Best results are achieved at lower doses.

Studies show guarana’s appetite suppressing and fat burning properties are likely due to its caffeine content.

If Guarana is too stimulating for you, or you are unable to take it due to the contraindications below, have a look at one of the Functional Mushrooms or a mild Ginseng.

  • Guarana Side Effects and Contraindications No suitable during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • No suitable while taking antidepressant drugs.
  • Not suitable for people sensitive to caffeine or xanthines.
  • If you are taking any medications or have a pre-existing health condition, we recommend you consult your health professional before you start taking Guarana

Guarana supplements are a part of the Specialty Supplements range here at HealthPost.

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What is Guarana?

Guarana (Paullinia cupana) is a plant from the maple family, native to the Amazon basin and popular in Brazil as a health tonic. The fruit is of similar size to a coffee bean and contains 2-3 times the amount of caffeine. This accounts for guarana’s reputation as a herbal stimulant.

Guarana is a popular additive to energy drinks – however you can avoid the energy drink sugar crash by taking it as a supplement instead.

The benefits of a Guarana supplement

As a stimulant guarana is taken to support mental alertness and memory, lift mood, fight fatigue and support stamina and endurance. Best results are achieved at lower doses.

Studies show guarana’s appetite suppressing and fat burning properties are likely due to its caffeine content.

If Guarana is too stimulating for you, or you are unable to take it due to the contraindications below, have a look at one of the Functional Mushrooms or a mild Ginseng.

  • Guarana Side Effects and Contraindications No suitable during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • No suitable while taking antidepressant drugs.
  • Not suitable for people sensitive to caffeine or xanthines.
  • If you are taking any medications or have a pre-existing health condition, we recommend you consult your health professional before you start taking Guarana

Guarana supplements are a part of the Specialty Supplements range here at HealthPost.


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