Regulation for The Use Restriction and Labeling Requirement of Guayusa Leaves (Ilex guayusa) as Food Ingredients
MOHW Food No.1091304732, 4 February 2021
The regulation is prescribed in accordance with the provisions of Paragraph 2 of Article 15-1 and Subparagraph 10 of Paragraph 1 of Article 22 of the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation.
The guayusa leaves (Ilex guayusa) shall be dried and can only be used for brewing beverage.
The labelling of food products containing guayusa leaves shall bear the following warning statement: Children, pregnant women and lactating women shall avoid consuming.