Damiana – Turnera diffusa is a plant native to Mexico and Latin America, known in traditional medicine as an aphrodisiac, mood-enhancer, stimulant, and tonic.
T. diffusa is especially famous for its aphrodisiac properties. This herb has achieved some repute in the treatment of sexual impotence in conjunction with other stimulants in the homeopathic formulation.
Damiana is a plant rich in antioxidants, alkaloids, and flavonoids, such as apigenin and damianin. In fact, these compounds are responsible for the wide-rage effects of Damiana.
The leaf infusion of Damiana has been used in diseases related to the respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems, and reproductive organs and for gonorrhea treatment.
In North America, Damiana is also popular use Damiana in an alcoholic infusion to obtain a stimulant drink.
Furthermore, Damiana has gained a lot of popularity as a tobacco replacement for those looking to stop or reduce cigarette smoking. It is quite common to find Damiana in herbal mix.
Possible associations with Damiana for herbal tea are:
- Skullcap (Scutellaria laterifolia) Anti-anxiety effect
- Saw Palmetto and Guaranà (Tonic and aphrodisiac)
- Oat – Avena sativa (Anti-depressant effect)
Although most of the reports investigating the compounds of Damiana and its effects are contradictory, several researchers are collecting new data aiming to explain the popularity of Damiana as a remedy for many diseases in traditional medicine.
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Read the complete article about Damiana here:
The GenusTurnera: A Review Update – Kumar et al.