One of the staple productions of the Upper Amazon is the guarana.
In Paraguay tea, or mat as it is called in Brazil, and in guarana, it exists in the proportion of 13 per cent.
A crystalline substance discovered by M. Martius in guarana.
Salicin,62 ergot, guarana, have all been spoken of by enthusiasts as possessing valuable properties in diarrhoea.
After drying by artificial or solar heat, the guarana is packed between broad leaves in sacks or baskets.
What is commonly known as guarana, guarana bread or Brazilian cocoa, is prepared from the seeds as follows.
Rasped or grated into sugar and water, guarana forms a beverage largely consumed in S. America.
From tincture of guarana (seeds of Paullinia sorbilis), prepared by coction with proof spirit.