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What is guarana?

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Guarana is derived from the seeds of a South American tree. Because it’s high in caffeine, guarana has become a popular energy supplement.

From: Guarana WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: “About Herbs: Guarana.” Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: “Guarana.” Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Guarana.” Duke, J. CRC Press, 1985. Cannon, M. 2001.
CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, The Medical Journal of Australia,



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SOURCES:  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: “About Herbs: Guarana.” Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: “Guarana.” Natural Standard Patient Monograph: “Guarana.” Duke, J. CRC Press, 1985. Cannon, M. 2001.
CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, The Medical Journal of Australia,



Reviewed by Carmen Patrick Mohan on May 11, 2017

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