JustIngredients Catuaba Bark
JustIngredients Catuaba Bark
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Catuaba Bark

Product Code: 09CATU

Availability: In stock

Size Price Price/kg Points Qty
£6.37 £7.64
£11.27 £13.52
£19.77 £23.72
£345.93 £415.12

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Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.

See product specification for further details.


Product: Catuaba Bark.

Latin Name: Erythroxylum catuaba

Plant Family: Erythroxylaceae

Description: Catuaba is a small is small tree native to the tropical rainforests of Brazil that grows to a height of 2-4 metres. The leaves are simple, entire and alternate, glossy and glaucous green in colour on the upper surface, paler green below and are ovately lanceolate in shape. The 5-petaled flowers grow in clusters and are white to orangey-yellow in colour.

Brief History: The first documented use of catuaba as an herb dates back some 300 years when the Tupi Indian tribe of Brazil used it as an aphrodisiac, they also drank it as an infusion to benefit the central nervous system, so enamoured were they to this herbs perceived abilities that they sang songs revering it. The word catuaba is a Guarani word ‘acuata’ meaning kindness and peace, a reflection of the soothing effect this herb has. Very little information on this herb exists outside of the aphrodisiac claims on an historical or cultural level in the western world, studies in Japan in the 1990’s indicated that catuaba could be anti-bacterial, in time new information may become available as this relatively new herb continues to be researched, when that occurs we will update our information. 

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


No non-medicinal uses are known.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Information is gathered from all suppliers to enhance knowledge of the product and supplier handling procedures.

The following products which are or contain allergens may be handled by approved suppliers on behalf of JustIngredients Limited; Cereals containing gluten (wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, kamut and their hybrid strains), Peanuts, Soybeans, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Milk and dairy products, Sesame seeds, Products containing sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre expressed as sulphur dioxide.

Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, however no guarantees are given that our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

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