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Guayusa is a wild holly tree that is native to the Amazon Rainforest in South America, mostly in the country of Ecuador. The leaf of this tree has been used since ancient times by native tribes of the Amazon region as an energy stimulant due to the natural caffeine and alkaloids it contains. And although Guayusa contains caffeine, the natural levels of caffeine in it, along with amino acids such as theobromine and L-theanine allow for a slow and & steady release of caffeine to avoid the effects of a “crash” and help maintain longer lasting energy.
The indigenous people in Ecuador would originally chew Guayusa leaf for strength, focus, and a boost of energy – but it is also commonly consumed as a tea in nearby towns of the Ecuadorian Amazon as well, including Coca, Tena, El Puyo, and Lago Agrio.
This alkaline herb has deep symbolism for the people of the Ecuadorian Amazon, as they believe it promotes an awakening via lucid dreaming, helps you maintain a state of awareness, assists with dream interpretation, and offers protection to the people consuming it.
Contains ALL 15 essential amino acids the body needs
May improve memory retention, concentration & focus
May address Nervous, Endocrine & Digestive systems
May help as an energy stimulant
May regulate blood pressure
May regulate blood sugar
May assist with weight loss
May regulate metabolism
How to prepare teas
Where is this herb sourced?
Our Guayusa is sourced specifically from the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest from the Kichwa indigenous community we work directly with.
Please note because our herbs are wild-crafted they may contain nature's residue which is perfectly safe and harmless.
How is it used?
In ancient times, indigenous people of the Amazonian region would chew the Guayusa leaf, but it is most commonly consumed as a tea.
Disclaimer: Herb Appearance Variation
How do I store my herbs?
Oxygen will degrade herbs over time, so storing your herbs in a glass jar or food-safe bag kept in a cool dark area is best.
Can I reuse herbs?
Of course! Just allow them to airdry before storing it.
Leaves & Flowers: Can be used 2-3
Stems, Barks, and Roots: Can be resued up to 3-4 times
Can I take herbs while I'm on presciption medication?
We stronly encourage you to consult with an accredited medical professional before consuming, purchasing, or starting any herbal protocol.
Can I take herbs while pregnant?
Again, we stronly encourage you to consult with an accredited medical professional before consuming, purchasing, or starting any herbal protocal.
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