Guarana

Paullinia cupana


Medicinal Use:

Low blood pressure

Obesity

Hangover

Macromastia (excessive development of mammary gland)

Flu/cold

Fatigue / Drowsiness / Chronic fatigue syndrome

Libido loss

Mental Alertness

Energy – mental and physical

Alzheimer’s

Anxiety (with Hawthorne and Valerian)

Arthritis

Atherosclerosis

Bipolar

Colic / Bloating / Colitis / Constipation / Diarrhea / Gastro / Flatulence / IBS

Depression

Headache

Heart / stroke / high blood pressure / palpitations

Muscles

Nervous disorder / neuralgia

Poor circulation

Stress

TB

UTI

Urticaria

Vomiting

Water retention

Contraindications:

High blood pressure

Heart disease

Bleeding disorders

Glaucoma

Diabetes

Osteoporosis

Pregnancy or lactating

Allergy to caffeine

Anxiety – watch dosage so it doesn’t worsen, blend with other tinctures

Diarrhea / IBS – watch dosage so it doesn’t worsen

Warning:

Take for a short time at the suggested dosage to avoid adverse side effects

Follow suggested dosage strictly

Stop if it causes: anxiety, insomnia, restlessness, agitation, Tinnitus, tremors, cramps, nausea, vomiting or headache

Large doses can cause: Diarrhea, IBS

Interactions:

Amphetamines

Cocaine

Ephedrinel

Adenosine

Antibiotics

Tagamet

Clorazil

Persantine

Antabuse

Estrogens

Luvox

Lithium

Asthma meds

Anti-depressants

Anti-coagulant’s, anti-blood clotting, aspirin, warfarin etc.

Nicotine

Nembutal

Rilutek

Stimulant drugs

Theophylline

Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan

Alcohol

Birth control pills

Diabetic meds

Mexitil

Lamasil


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