Guarana Provides Additional Stimulation over Caffeine Alone in the Planarian Model

  title={Guarana Provides Additional Stimulation over Caffeine Alone in the Planarian Model},
  author={D. Moustakas and Michael Mezzio and B. R. Rodriguez and Mic Andre Constable and Margaret E. Mulligan and Evelyn B Voura},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  • D. Moustakas, Michael Mezzio, +3 authors Evelyn B Voura
  • Published 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PLoS ONE
  • The stimulant effect of energy drinks is primarily attributed to the caffeine they contain. Many energy drinks also contain other ingredients that might enhance the tonic effects of these caffeinated beverages. One of these additives is guarana. Guarana is a climbing plant native to the Amazon whose seeds contain approximately four times the amount of caffeine found in coffee beans. The mix of other natural chemicals contained in guarana seeds is thought to heighten the stimulant effects of… CONTINUE READING
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