What is Guayusa?
Guayusa (gwhy-you-suh) is actually not a 'tea' but a herb. It is found in the Ecuadorian part of Amazon Rainforests.
It has been called the Amazonian Superleaf and has high levels of Caffeine to give you the 'Jaguar' power. This leaf is derived from a holy tree to the Khichwa tribe of Amazon Rainforests and has historical roots into the culture of the tribe.
Guayusa does not have tannins therefore it's not bitter at all. Guayusa gives you the benefit of Coffee and Yerba Mate with a clean and sweet taste without the jitters of coffee.
What makes Guayusa a SuperLeaf?
People have harvested Guayusa leaves since ancient times because of the perceived qualities of it, including high levels of anti-oxidants (More than Green Tea) and anti-inflammatory properties.
Guyusa leaves are rich in -
Smooth, non-bitter flavor
Potential Benefits of Guayusa
Are there side effects of drinking too much Guayusa?
Guayusa, in general, is very safe and is not linked to any adverse effects.
Taking excessive caffeine is known to cause restlessness & anxiety but with Guayusa, even with its high caffeine content, does not cause jitterness like coffee and other caffeinated beverages.
Tannins, found in Guayusa, are in low quantity and do not harm our body but as a precaution people with iron deficiency may want to limit their intake.