Botanical name: Turnera diffusa / aphrodisiaca
Native to: Gulf of Mexico, Northern Caribbean, Southern California, Namibia
Description: Damiana is best known for its aphrodisiac quality and may restore both male and female sexual organs.
It has been used for the treatment of premature ejaculation and impotence in men, as well as soothing painful, unregular periods and related headaches for women. It is also said to improve sexual performance, to restore libido and sexual desire in women and possibly aiding the achievement of orgasm in females.
Its tonic and restorative properties on the nervous system can help with mild depression and anxiety. The calming, relaxing and uplifting effect of damiana can assist this, whilst also inducing pleasant dreams. It may be taken as herbal tea or smoked as an alternative to tobacco.
Damiana’s diuretic and anti-septic properties can also aid kidney related conditions, such as urinary infections. Additionally, the mild laxative effect may aid to relieve constipation.
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