Bissy aka Cola Nut is a native plant of West Africa introduced during the 18th century to Jamaica. Many Jamaicans claim that it has been used as a remedy for the management of poisoning. In specific food poisoning. It is also reportedly a very potent stimulant that can be used to stay up and for energy and a known antioxidant. The Cola Nut is also used in the popular drink coca cola as caffeine. In Nov 2011 the herb was studied at the University of Maryland for anticancer activity against prostate, breast, and melanoma types. It was reported by the University that Bissy could be a major potential anti-cancer agent. Directions: Add 1 small packet of Bissy to one cup of boiled water and mix. Add, agave, lemon or lime to add flavor. NOTE: We highly recommend that before using any herbal medications you should consult your health care provider or medical doctor for professional advice. Do not use if you are under the age of 18, breastfeeding or pregnant. Too many leaves can be toxic use the recommended amount on the package. ***These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 'Green Herbs and Juice' makes no claims as to the use of this product. Each individual assumes responsibility to possible side effects or reactions when using this product.