DAMIANA
Turnera diffusa var.aphrodisiaca

PROPERTIES/ACTIONS:
Aphrodisiac, Antidepressant, Diuretic, Emmemagogue, Hormonal, Laxative, Nervine, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic

COMMON NAMES:
Damiana, Damiane, Oreganilla

PHYTOCHEMICALS Include:
Albuminoids, Alpha-copaene, Alpha-pinene, Arbutin, Ascorbic-acid, Beta-pinene, Cineole, Chlorophyll, Chromium, Damianin, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Potassium, Resin, Riboflavin, Selenium, Tannins, Thiamin, Thymol, Zinc,

Damiana Leaves - 100 cap

Damiana Leaves - 100 cap

An aromatic perennial shrub native to Mexico and the Southwestern United States. Damiana has been used by herbalists as a tea. Nature`s Way Damiana is gathered from the wild in the deserts of Mexico, the source recognized as the finest quality.


Damiana is a small shrub with aromatic leaves found throughout Mexico, Central and South America and the West Indies. The botanical name of the plant describes its use as an aphrodisiac. For more than 100 years, Damiana's use has been associated with improving sexual function in both males and females.

Damiana acts as an antidepressant, tonic, diuretic, to treat coughs and as a mild laxative. It is said to relieve headaches, control bed-wetting, and stimulate muscular contractions of the intestinal tract.

Damiana is a stimulating nerve tonic used for debility, depression and lethargy. The leaves are used in Germany to relieve stress and for its tonic action on the hormonal and central nervous system.
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