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Bitter kola nut seeds (or cola nut, or guru nut) affect the kidney-adrenals, the heart, and the liver. It acts as a stimulant, diuretic, cardiac tonic, antidepressive, and an astringent, making it effective inrelieving health conditions or symptoms such as tiredness, fatigue, and depression. The stimulative effect is due the presence of caffeine (up to 2.5%) and kola nut also contains theobronine, tannins, phenolics, coloring matter, betaine, protein, and starch.
The active ingredient in kola nut is caffeine. It is used both for its stimulating action as well as its flavor and color in various soft drinks. Its use for depression and fatigue, therefore, is purely symptomatic. A continual reliance on such symptomatic products as this and others such as coffee or tea (Camellia sinensis) for tiredness and fatigue is bound to deplete further the body's reserves, setting one up for more chronic degenerative conditions. Fatigue and tiredness usually have a cause that should be discovered and addressed at a deeper level with diet, herbs and appropriate physiotherapy and lifestyle adjustments.
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Hot tea brewing method: Bring freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 tea bag for each cup into the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the pot, cover and let steep for 2-4 minutes. Pour into your cup; add milk and natural sweetener to taste.
Iced tea brewing method: (to make 1 liter/quart): Place 5 tea bags into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the tea itself. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the tea into the serving pitcher straining the tea bags. Add ice and top-up with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste.
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