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"Liquid chestnut" - expert advice

What is guarana?

Guarana - a curling vine, which grows in the Amazonian forests of Paraguay and Brazil.The Indians used the fruit for its appetite suppressant and a stimulant, and for treatment of diseases such as malaria and dysentery (for this purpose it is used so far, but there is no scientific evidence of the effectiveness of such treatment).Today guarana cultured in some states of Brazil and used as stimulator worldwide.

plant contains guaranine, analogue of caffeine, but 4-7 times stronger.It also contains tannins, vitamins A, E B1, B3, PP, minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorus and some trace elements such as selenium, strontium, and amino acids.

use of "Liquid chestnut»

mainly drug used by those who want to leave with being overweight.But of course, if you can not sleep without a pair of kebabs kilograms or more cakes, then no dietary supplement is not able to cope with the consequences of their use.

as a stimulant, it improves athletic performance and reduces

mental and physical fatigue.Perhaps its use for the treatment of low blood pressure, chronic fatigue syndrome, as well as for the prevention of malaria and dysentery."Liquid chestnut" is sometimes used as a means to enhance sexual desire.Also it is used to treat ongoing diarrhea, fever, heart problems, headaches, joint pain, back pain and heat stroke.

How does the drug?

guaranine, theophylline, theobromine, soderzhaschiyesya to drugs that stimulate the central nervous system, heart and muscles.Like caffeine, stimulates the adrenal guaranine that hard start to throw into the blood adrenaline, noradrenaline and dopamine that enhance thermogenesis.The body begins to process the free fatty acids and use them for energy production (ie, there is a loss of fat).

What does science?

As it became known "Hot off the press", Dr. Torben Andersen conducted the study at the Medical center of Charlottenlund in Denmark.He worked with the 44 healthy patients who are overweight.These patients take herbal preparation, which consisted of guarana, yerba mate and damiana.

findings of Dr. Andersen has been very positive: those who took herbal infusion, within 45 days lost an average of about 11 kg.The difference was significant compared with the placebo group, whose members have lost an average of only 0.45 kg.It should also be noted that the mixture of herbs slows gastric emptying by 20 minutes, which contributes to a prolonged feeling of satiety after eating.

In the new study, presented at a meeting of experimental biologists this year, researchers gave one group of mice, CLA (conjugated linoleic acid), and the other - CLA plus guarana.It was noted that although the group taking CLA, dramatically reduced the number of adipocytes (fat cells) in the group treated with CLA plus guarana, reducing the number of fat cells has reached 50% - in just six weeks.

How to make "liquid brown»

drug can be taken with juice, tea, water and yoghurt, with any food.Suffice half teaspoon of the powder twice a day.This is due to the high concentration of active ingredients in the fruit of guarana.A single dose of the drug is comparable to one grain of the plant.If you plan to increase the dose, you should consult with your doctor to avoid possible problems.

It is best to use "brown liquid" in the morning or in the afternoon, this is due to its stimulant effect.However, it can be taken at night, if you're on the go - Guarana significantly raises alertness, though in the short term.


The drug in recommended doses is absolutely safe and does not cause any side effects.However, it may be unsafe or even fatal if taken in large quantities.Lethal dose guarnina, according to scientists, is 150-200 mg per kilogram.A "typical" man weighs about 70 kilograms, so lethal dose guarnina for him to be 10500-14000 mg.This is a fairly high dose: one dose of "Liquid chestnut" contains 200 mg guarnigina.Nevertheless, serious poisoning may be at lower doses it all depends on the sensitivity of individual organism tolerance, the age and the prior use of guarana.

Side effects

side effects of guarana are the same as after the caffeine.This may be a problem with sleep, anxiety, upset stomach, and rapid heartbeat.

Talk to your doctor before using "Liquid chestnut", if you have high blood pressure, anxiety, glaucoma, osteoporosis, heart problems, bleeding disorders, diabetes, kidney problems, or liver disease.

interaction with other drugs

If you regularly take any medication, you should be sure to consult with your doctor before taking the drug becauseit can interact with certain prescription drugs containing lithium, sedatives and blood thinners.Do not use "brown liquid" in conjunction with any stimulants: drugs, alcohol or additives.To avoid excessive consumption of caffeine, be careful when taking the drug, along with other foods, such as coffee and soft drinks.Also, it is not recommended to use for children, pregnant or lactating mothers.

sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and ask for help if any of the above symptoms.

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