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Guarana composition

COMPOSITION OF GUARANA

Main components of guarana

The guarana seed contains:

- Proteins

- Fats

- Fiber: mucilage

- Acids: gallic acid.

- Vitamins: choline.

- Minerals: ashes show: titanium, phosphorus, nitrogen.

- Alkaloids: theophylline, theobromine, caffeine (= guaranine).


- Flavonoids: catechin, catechol, epicatecol, tannins, proanthocyanins.

- Triterpene saponins.

- Starch.

Content of guarana seed in ppm
Nutrient Content (ppm)
Starch 50.000 - 60.000
Protein 98.600
Fat 30.000
Ashes 14.200
Resin 70.000
Caffeine (= Guaranine) 25.000 - 76.000
theophylline 570
theobromine 330
Tannins 85.000 - 120.000

punto rojo More information about guarana in the listing above

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