Who We Are

Who We Are

Welcome to Gaiana.nl We are a small and dynamic company based in the Netherlands which is dedicated to the relationships that exist between peoples and plants, also know as Ethnobotany. We are officially online since 2012, but our roots go way back and have it’s origin in a small dutch ethnobotanical community. Members of this community shared, learned and exchanged their knowledge of plants and their traditional uses, creating a vast source of information and a...

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Summer Break

Summer Break

Get 10% discount during our Summer Break! coupon code: summerjump We will be out of the office from the 30th of July till the 29th of August, orders placed and paid in this period will be shipped on Monday the 29th of August. We offer 10% discount on all orders placed and paid during our summer break: coupon code: summerjump Email support will be available, but limited!  -Enjoy Your Summer!- Botanically yours, Team...

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Jump Sale

Jump Sale

The axis of our Planet is increasing its tilt relative to the Sun, daylight rapidly increases and temperatures are raising as we slowly approach the Summer equinox! A joyful cycle of our Planet we think is worth celebrating with a special sale! Until 21th of June 2016 we have special kilo-pricing on our must popular products. The special pricing is already applied on the kilo-price of the products that are selected for this sale. This sale will give you a jump-start into...

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December Sale

December Sale

As every year we have prepared some gingerbread for our December Sale. This years December Sale features 10% Discount on your order total, plus Mimosa and Acacia offered delivery free. And last but not least our Free Gift for orders over 55,- Euro. Delivery Free – Only in December! Back in Stock New Arrivals Botanically yours, Gaiana...

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Stem and Veins of Mitragyna speciosa

Stem and Veins of Mitragyna speciosa

 -Memoirs of a kratom eater- Leaf anatomy Although botanists will be furious, for simplicity, kratom leafs can roughly be divided into three tissues, leaf tissue, veins and the petiole. The petiole is the stem attaching the leaf to a branch. The veins are the vascular tissue of the leaf. They form a web of small connected ducts and transport water, nutrients and many other compounds from and into the leaf. In between these veins is the leaf tissue itself, which is made up...

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Summer Break

Get 10% discount during our Summer Break! coupon code: summer2015 We will be out of the office from the 27th of Juli till the 24th of August, orders placed and paid in this period will be shipped after our return on Monday 24th of August. If you place your order in our summer break you can apply the following coupon “summer2015” and get 10% discount on your order total. Email support will be limited, but we will try to keep up and keep track on your order. New...

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Free Gift

A free gift for orders over 55,- Your free gift will be selected at random from our current inventory. It useally is a sample of one of our products. When you order more than one product every effort will be made to provide a sample of a different product. We can honor requests if there is product you wish to receive or...

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Science behind caffeine

Science behind caffeine

Do you remember how you felt after your very first cup of coffee (ever)? Excitement and a remarkable ability to focus…Sometimes, even euphoria. Compare that with the slightly less-sleepy feeling you get after the fifth cup of coffee this morning. So, what happened since that first, magical sip?   Caffeine tolerance Found in tea and coffee, caffeine is the world’s most popular stimulant. We usually associate a cup of coffee with happiness, and for some of us, even...

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Newsletter May

– Mimosa Special – Get 5% discount on our new stock of Mimosa hostilis with the coupon code: sunshine This coupon will be valid until the end of May!   Lowered in price! Improved fine shredded! 4.5kilo offer available! – Back on Stock – – New Arrivals –   Botanically yours, Gaiana...

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Ayahuasca Under National and International Law

Ayahuasca Under National and International Law

The OPEN Foundation (Stichting OPEN in Dutch) hosts the following video on vimeo.com featuring the dutch lawyer Adèle van der Plas. Adèle van der Plas is specialized in natural psychoactive substances and the law. In this video she gives a brief explanation on how the INCB (International Narcotics Control Board) regulates plants that by nature contain a controlled psychoactive substances. She goes in to more detail on how this law is interpreted and applied by the dutch...

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Potential benefits of Cocoa extract

Potential benefits of Cocoa extract

Cocoa extract refers to the bioactive compounds found in cocoa products. These compounds include flavanols, procyanidins and epicatechin. Collectively, these molecules are called Cocoa Extract. Though these molecules are not unique to cocoa. The compound epicatechin, for example, is also found in prunes. Procyanidin B2 is found in Grape Seed Extract and Pycnogenol. Cocoa extract contains a particularly high level of epicatechin, compared to other plant products. Cocoa...

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Last chance!!

Last chance to take advantage of our December Sale! This sale will end on the 1st of January 2015, so get your benefits while it still can! Free world wide shipping on Mimosa, Acacia and Kratom plus a 10% Discount coupon with every order that is placed and paid in December. This discount coupon will be valid during 2015 and can be applied on your next order. Thank you for shopping at Gaiana.nl in 2014, we are looking forward to be at your service in the year 2015! Have a...

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Acacia confusa Root bark vs Trunk bark

Acacia confusa Root bark vs Trunk bark

This article compares the root and trunk bark of the Acacia confusa, to help you understand the difference so you can make an informed decision about which one you would prefer. In general there is a minor difference between root or trunk bark of the Acacia confusa. The main reason why Acacia confusa root bark is advertised everywhere is because people are familiar with Mimosa hostilis root bark and therefor assume that it is the only useful part of the plant. This has been...

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Bitcoin How To

Bitcoin How To

We proudly accept Bitcoins! Change the wold by using Bitcoins! Here is a quick overview on how to complete your order by paying in Bitcoins: What is Bitcoin? Step 1 – Get a wallet There are many wallets to choose from, at the following link you will get a nice overview in the diffences between wallets you can use: Getting Started We recommend a Web Wallets – Web wallets are the easiest and most convenient in use for a fast and easy bitcoin transaction. Creating...

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