Cola Nut, Cola nitida
The Cola nut is used in infusions in West Africa and areas of South America such as
Cola nitida (Kolanut) has been used historically to increase the capacity for physical exertion and for enduring fatigue without food; stimulating a weak heart. Kola Nut was said to make ideas become clearer, thoughts flow more easily and clearly, and fatigue and drowsiness disappear. However, too much stimulative effect is said to cause thoughts to scatter.