Sunday, September 28, 2008

Turnera ulmifolia L, Damiana

Damiana was recorded to be used as an aphrodisiac as well as for "giddiness and loss of balance." A Damiana has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine throughout the world. It is thought to act as an aphrodisiac, antidepressant, tonic, diuretic, cough-suppressant, and mild laxative. It has been used for such conditions as depression, anxiety, sexual inadequacy, debilitation, bed-wetting, menstrual irregularities, gastric ulcers, and constipation. In Mexico, the plant also is used for asthma, bronchitis, neurosis, diabetes, dysentery, dyspepsia, headaches, paralysis, nephrosis, spermatorrhea, stomachache, and syphilis. Damiana first was recorded with aphrodisiac effects in scientific literature over 100 years ago.

Also the plant have hypoglycemic activity, sexual potency, weight loss, antidepression, hormonal balancing, and overall tonics.

Main Actions (in order): aphrodisiac, antidepressant, central nervous system depressant, anti-anxiety, tonic (tones, balances, strengthens overall body functions)

Main Uses:
1. as a male and female sexual stimulant used to treat erectile dysfunction and anorgasmia
2. to tone, balance, and strengthen the central nervous system and for emotional stress, depression, and anxiety
3. as a general hormonal balancing
4. for nervous stomach, colic, and dyspepsia
5. for mood disorders (hypochondria, obsessive compulsive disorder, neurosis, paranoia, etc)

Properties/Actions Documented by Research: aphrodisiac, central nervous system depressant
Other Properties/Actions Documented by Traditional Use:anti-anxiety, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, cough suppressant, aperient (mild laxative), astringent, bitter digestive stimulant, diuretic, expectorant, hormonal, nervine (balances/calms nerves), tonic (tones, balances, strengthens overall body functions)

We sell Damiana dried leafs 100 gram for 6 USA dollars + shipping
Inside Malaysia, the price is 20 MR + Shipping