INGREDIENTS & RESEARCH

Damiana

BACKGROUND

Ingredient Type: Botanical

Also Known As: Turnera diffusa

Damiana is a plant native to Texas, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.  It has been used historically for headaches, depression, upset stomach, and to improve mental function.  Herbal folklore describes it as an aphrodisiac.

Damiana is used in health supplements today to improve sexual drive and hormonal balance.

 

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In the meantime see the Examine.com entry for damiana leaf, the Michigan Medicine Health Library entry for damiana, the Drugs.com entry for damiana, or the RXList entry for damiana for more information.