Kola Nut Powder, 1 ounce
Cola acuminata/Cola nitida
sourced from Frontier Herb Cooperative
Ground powder from the nut of the Kola tree, they have a bitter taste when chewed fresh, a milder taste when dried, and a smell similar to nutmeg. Most notable as a central nervous system stimulant, chewed for a caffeine dose, as each nut has more caffeine than two large cups of coffee. The extract is a common additive and flavoring for Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and many energy drinks. Considered safe for consumption, it’s classified as a natural food flavoring. Folk practice and belief claimes its benefits for weight loss, stimulant, treats infections, skin disease, ulcers, toothaches, morning sickness, intestinal diseases, headaches, depression, low sex drive, coughs, asthma, dysentery, constipation, and eye issues.