Damiana – Turnera diffusa var. aphrodisiaca
Damiana is a plant native to Mexico. Its leaves are picked from the plant and dried. The leaves are used either single or in combination with other products. The leaves are used as an aphrodisiac, for impotence, premature ejaculation, vaginal discharge, painful menstruation, urinary infection. However, Damiana has been used mainly for sexual enhancement. In Europe Damiana is used to relieve depression, as a diuretic, to treat constipation and as a mild stimulant. Research shows that Damiana can also help aid weight loss, and enhance sexual satisfaction. Damiana is also used in combination with other herbs for sexual enhancement. Damiana contains alkaloids, cyanogenic glycosides, steroids, saponins, flavonoids, tannins, carbohydrates, and proteins.
- It is diuretic
- It helps muscles relax, urinary antiseptic
- It is antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties
- It has an antibacterial effect
- Removes anxiety/stress
- It is aphrodisiac / sexual stimulant / enhances sexual desire
- It is antidepressant
- Increases physical performance
- Overall, Damiana is safe at recommended dosages.
Maca and Damiana together
Both Maca and Damiana are very good stimulants and excellent natural aphrodisiacs. Maca is a fertility herb and increases sex drive, while Damiana is a sexual tonic that “oxygenates genital area.” Combination of Maca and Damiana is used to supercharge your libido. Let us know your experience when combining these two plants.