Ilex Guayusa (Dried Leaf)
Per Serving (1 Stick Pack)
What is it?
Guayusa is a type of holly tree and has long been consumed by Amazonian Indigenous tribes for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and mood improving properties. It is known locally as the “Night Watchman,” due to its awakening ability and used in much the same way as coffee is in the Northern Hemisphere.
Guayusa is an incredibly exciting plant ingredient and is the subject of a huge amount of clinical research in regards to its beneficial effets on cognitve function.
Guayusa provides a smooth boost in energy and alertness, it contains theobromine, an alkaloid that is linked to mood enhancement.
Guayusa contains substantial amounts of antioxidants and exhibits strong anti-inflammatory and antibacterial activity. Most importantly Guayusa is rich in polyphenols, which are powerful brain-protective antioxidants.