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Guarana Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
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Botanical Name
Paullinia Cupana, Paullinia Sorbilis, Sapindaceae family
Homeopathic Name
Guarana   -   Mother Tincture

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Parts Used

Seeds, Fruits

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Guarana

Guarana is a safe herb if taken for a short time in a suggested dose.
When it is taken in high doses, it may have adverse side effects, minor as well as major.
As it contains caffeine, it affects the Nervous system that causes Anxiety, Insomnia, Restlessness, Agitation, Tinnitus ( ringing in ears ) and Tremors.

It causes stomach problems, Cramps, Nausea, Vomiting and Headache.
Diarrhea: Large doses of Guarana may cause Diarrhea and irritable Bowel Syndrome, so always take the suggested dose. It may increase the symptoms.

High Blood Pressure and Heart Disease : High doses may affect your heart and blood pressure. It may increase the heart rate hand raises the blood pressure than normal. People with Heart problems and Blood pressure problem, should avoid, Guarana.

Bleeding Disorders : Before taking Guarana, make sure that you don’t have any bleeding disorder, if have then please avoid the consumption. It may make the things worse.

Glaucoma: Effects of high doses may increase the pressure inside the Eyes. This will give rise to a condition known as Glaucoma.

Diabetes: Taking high doses of Guarana may interfere your sugar levels. It may cause complications for those, who are having Diabetes.

Osteoporosis: As mentioned above, Guarana contains caffeine. It may deplete the calcium from bones and make them weak. As a result, it develops Osteoporosis. People with osteoporosis should avoid taking Guarana.

Caution :
Avoid during Pregnancy, Breast Feeding: It is advised to pregnant women and nursing mothers, to take this cautiously. It may cause birth defects in your baby and increases the risk of Miscarriages.

Avoid use if allergic to caffeine.
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Guarana is a climbing shrub.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 12 M.
It belongs to Sapindaceae family.
It was first used in Brazil.
Best used for Obesity.


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Materia Medica for Guarana

Guarana General

Guarana has astringent properties to tone and tightens up the loose body tissues.
It used to treat Diarrhea.
It is a good tonic for the body. It provides strength to the body.
It boosts up the immunity system.
It improves Poor Blood Circulation within the body.
It regulates the proper functioning of the metabolism.
It protects from Bacterial Infection.
It also increases the libido and sexual desire. It maintains the proper blood flow within the body to avoid the risk of Low Blood Pressure.
It reduces Fever.
It protects your muscles from Muscular Pain.
It regulates the functions of the central nervous system.
It lessens the inflammation of the joints during Arthritis.
It also reduces Headache and Pain.
It helps in eliminating Aging symptoms.

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Guarana for Obesity

The diuretic properties of Guarana help in losing weight.

Guarana as an Aphrodisiac

Guarana seeds contains Caffeine, Resins and Essential Oils. It acts as an Aphrodisiac.
Prepare a tea, made of Guarana seeds and one cup of water. Strain and drink it.
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Lance Schooler ( United States )
06 Oct 2018
I saw the combine list and noticed Rhodiola . Can Guarana also combine with Eleuthero ?? I have some of that but no Rhodiola .
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