it must be
With only this one Tree of the Life Juice available, the folk who have dominion over the tree must have taken extreme measures of care and planning.
They must have scoped out the full limits of the tree. There would be only so many branches and only so much removable fruit on each branch.
They would take carefully from the tree only after having fully justified the depletion of this wonderous resource. Surely they would not be like drunken madmen and grab heedlessly everything they could get their hands on without nary a care for what happens when it is all gone.