Kola nuts are actually seeds that come from the fruits of the African species of evergreen trees Cola nitida and Cola acuminata; they are a safe herb that is used as a tonic stimulant in herbalism which is like coffee and tea. Extracts of kola nuts are used to flavor some cola drinks.
Note: kola nut is not to be confused with an entirely different herb called bitter kola.
What to Know About Taking Kola Nut
Kola nut has a pleasant flavor when sweetened to remove the bitterness. Indigenous cultures of africa chew the 'nuts'. Commercialized consumption of kola nuts is done through extractions that are either taken alone or added to soft drinks.
Why Take Kola Nut?
Healthy tonic stimulants are commonly used as a part of herbalism to promote energy and vitality during daily activities. Kola nut has a high amount of antioxidants for promoting health and may be used daily to boost metabolism as part of a weight management lifestyle for promoting fat burning.
Herbalism uses kola nut for the following benefits:
All caffeine containing herbs like kola nut should be limited to 100 milligrams or less of caffeine daily during pregnancy and lactation to ensure full health and development of the fetus or infant. Consult a healthcare provider when adjusting lifestyle, exercise, diet, and supplementation.
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