Catuaba Bark Powder

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Catuaba bark powder is obtained from the bark of a Brazilian rainforest tree scientifically known as Erythroxylum catuaba and commonly as simply catuaba. The plant and its reputed stimulating properties have been celebrated all over Brazil for many generations and is still one of the most popular botanicals in use locally today. The powdered bark is also an important export for Brazil, which supplies the global dietary supplement market.

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information at a glance

active compoundsAlkaloids, cyclolignans, fatty resins, flavonoids, phytosterols, sequiterpenes and tannins.
plant part usedbark

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a sealed container away from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
appearance & aromaReddish brown powder without significant aroma.
flavor profileBitter, but not unpalatable. Partner catuaba bark powder with herbs with similar properties, such as yohimbe.


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culinaryCatuaba bark powder may be used in tea blends.
wellnessEncapsulate as a dietary supplement.
industrialToxicity studies do not exist. However, the herb has been used for many years in Brazil without reports of adverse side effects. It is best avoided, however, during pregnancy.

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please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.