Damiana is also known as: Turnera aphrodisiaca.
The leaves of damiana were originally used as medicine by the indigenous cultures of Central America, particularly Mexico. Today the plant is found in hot, humid climates, including Mexico and parts of Texas, the Caribbean, and southern Africa.
Damiana is also used to treat conditions varying from cough, to constipation, to depression.
Damiana is known as a strengthener to the nervous system. For hundreds of years, it has been a reputed aphrodisiac and an overall tonic for the central nervous system. Based on the plant’s pharmacology, it shows that it manifests testosterone-like activities.
Damiana herb has been used to ease anxiety, nervousness, depression and has also been know to help bedwetting. The herb is also used as a general tonic to improve wellness.
Damiana boiled in water and the steam inhaled is effective in relieving anxiety, depression, headaches, nervousness.
coughs and colds.
Damiana has mild sedative qualities and has historically been used for improving relaxation and to treat insomnia.
It is believed that consuming Damiana will not actually affect a person’s emotion but the leaf extract from Damiana can be a relief for depression by elevating your mood and causing a mild euphoric action that is useful in restoring altered or impaired nervous system function.
Damiana stimulates the nervous system and allows nerve messages to readily spread through the body.
It is definitely an “upper” or a stimulant in its best description. It is mood-elevating and mildly stimulating and a mild central nervous system stimulant. Some people even consider it as a mild, legal version of marijuana when smoked.
Damiana is sold as dried herbs, herb powder, damiana capsules, damiana tea, and damiana liqueur.
Extract: By mouth three times a day
Capsules: By mouth three times a day
Tea: 1 cup three times a day
Tincture : By mouth or in tea three times a day
Why not try adding some Damiana try herbs to a smoothie or even a foot bath.
Damiana is generally considered safe. Consult your health care advisor regarding the use of herbs during pregnancy. Discontinue if unusual symptoms occur.
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