Guayusa (Ilex guayusa) - an evergreen dioecious tree, which is related to yerba mate not only with its name but also close morphological similarity. The application of both these plants is also similar, although on this field Ilex guaysua wins when it comes to intensity of activity. It is probably a plant containing the highest amounts caffeine among its all natural sources.
Thanks to its strong stimulating properties, Guayusa is an ideal way to increase energy level in crisis moments. Some sources also say that it may reduce appetite. Therefore, Guayusa extracts are a perfect additive to fat burners - they are able both to increase the level of deficient energy and facilitate following a rigorous diet.
Ilex guayusa also demonstrates pro-health properties, which makes it superior to other plants used for stimulation. It contains a considerable amount of antioxidants, winning in this respect even with green tea, known for its antioxidant properties.