Guaranine


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Gua´ra`nine`


n.1.(Chem.) An alkaloid extracted from guarana. Same as Caffeine.
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They contain guaranine, taurine, vitamin B3 and vitamin B6 etc which are the daily required elements for human body, which can immediately quench one's thirst, replenish energy and boost power and is suitable for pre- and post- sports, working class, people with high activity level and students.
Ravel also explained the scientific definition of the stimulating molecules, noting that whilst most people will simply call them all caffeine, others will insist on some subtle differences, which require the distinctive denominations of caffeine for coffee, theine for tea, mateine for mate and guaranine for guarana.
Despite containing guaranine, a stimulant similar to caffeine, the brand would not be positioned in the energy category, but as a soft drink like Coca-Cola, he explained.