Runa - Amazonian Guayusa Spice - 16 Tea Bags (1.13 oz / 32 g)Runa Amazonian Guayusa Spice is a naturally caffeinated herbal supplement, contained in individually wrapped infusers. An Amazonian blend of energizing guayusa with full-bodied cinnamon and aromatic lemongrass. Guayusa (why-you-sa) provides balanced, sustainable energy without bitterness, jitters, or crash. A good source of antioxidants. Guayusa, a natural, delicious source of energy and nutrition from the Amazon, provides clear and focused energy - what the native Kichwa people call "mental strength and courage." A caffeinated holly leaf native to Ecuador, guayusa contains an exceptional balance of caffeine, antioxidants, vitamins and amino acids for your whole body and mind.Known for its stimulating effects, indigenous hunters drink guayusa to sharpen their instincts. They call it the "Night Watchman" because it helps them stay awake and alert all night.Ingredients: Organic RUNA Guayusa 16 infusers in a box Certified Organic Certified Kosher Runa believes it's time for new kind of energy. Energy that allows people to live a stimulating life: fully engaged and full of curiosity. Energy to do more of what they love and are called to do. Sustainable energy that attracts, connects, expands, and propels them into the world with a clear mind and an open heart.FlavorSince guayusa is not related to traditional tea varieties made from the camellia sinensis plant, it has a distinct flavor that pleasantly surprises your tastes buds with the first sip. The most frequent comment is "Wow, the flavor is so smooth and clean," to which Runa responds, "Exactly, that is because guayusa does not contain the tannins that can give traditional teas a sharper astringency."Texture: Silky, Smooth, Clean, Round Aroma: Rich, Earthy Notes: Molasses, Caramel, Chicory Finish: Hint of Sweetness RunaSpiritIn an ancient tradition still practiced today, Amazonian families gather at dawn to drink guayusa from gourds around a communal fire.