A powdered extract of the leaves of the South American tree, Ilex guayusa. Guayusa is a tree that grows between 5 to 30 metres high, preferring altitudes of 200 to 2000 metres, and most commonly gows in Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Southwestern Colombia, and Northeastern Peru.
Guayusa is tradionally drunk as a tea in the areas where it is found, and it is consumed both in a ritual context, and as a common beverage, integral to daily culture.
Traditionally, there are a range of mythological and mystical stories attributed to this plant and it's origins; all of which suggest the importance and reverance this plant is viewed with, and it is believed that this plant promotes dream recall, and connection to the world of the ancestors.
Guayusa contains a range of constituents including caffiene, theobromine, tannins and antioxidants. Due to the caffiene content, consume in moderation. Extremely hygroscopic, Store in a dry environment.
Ethically and sustainably wyld harvested from Peru
Product name: Ilex Guayusa Extract
Ingredients: Ilex Guayusa 13:1, Maltodextrine
Origin: Ethically and sustainably wyld harvested from Peru
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