Guayusa – pure Amazonian energy
- The KICK of coffee.
- The RELAXATION of tea
- The BLISS of dark chocolate>
Ilex Guayusa is a type of caffeinated holly which grows naturally in South America, mostly in Ecuador. It has been drunk by indigenous people of the Amazon for thousands of years and drinkers treasure it for its unique balance of caffeine, antioxidants, vitamins and amino acids.
Free of tannins, there is no bitterness that you can get with some types of tea; Guayusa provides a clean, silky smooth mouthfeel, with a slightly sweet finish.
A better buzz than coffee you get a HIGH CAFFEINE content, second only to coffee. It’s brimming with THEOPHYLLINE, a clarifying and uplifting compound which provides energy and enhances cognitive function. And it’s topped up with THEOBROMINE – a stimulant found in dark chocolate – that adds a side of bliss to a dose of buzz.
Guayusa is easy on the stomach without the discomfort sometimes associated with drinking coffee.
A calmer cuppa than tea it’s also high in L-THEANINE – known for its calming effect on the nervous system. It can also protect and restore the brain while promoting alpha wave activity. It is precisely why you feel more chilled after drinking a cup of tea – Guayusa has much more it than anything else !
With this unique mix of stimulation and relaxation Guayusa offers you a balanced, stable energy. It gets you going and keeps you going all day long. It focuses your mind, centres your body, and smoothes life’s wrinkles.
The leaves are also used in the Americas to stimulate reproductive organs.
Guayusa may also:
Aid digestion ✓
Boosts overall energy ✓
Increase your mental alertness ✓
Promote a feeling of calmness ✓
Fight bad breath ✓
Help balance blood sugar ✓
Relieve allergies ✓
Boost metabolism ✓
Promote weight loss ✓
Induce lucid dreaming ✓