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Damiana has been used as an herbal remedy for centuries. It is recognized as an important herbal remedy for females generally. It helps to balance female hormones. It also helps to stimulate the pelvic organs and increases the sex desire.
Damiana was recorded to be used as an
aphrodisiac in the ancient Mayan civilization. A Spanish missionary first
reported that the Mexican Indians made a drink from the Damiana leaves,
added sugar, and drank it for its purported power to enhance lovemaking.
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
For more than a century Damiana's use has
been associated with improving sexual function in both males and females
The leaves are used in Europe to relieve excess mental activity and
nervousness and as a tonic for the hormonal and central nervous systems.
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