BOTANICAL NAME Turnera diffusa Plant Family: Turneraceae
Damiana is used for boosting and maintaining mental and physical stamina; and as an aphrodisiac. Also to treat headache, bedwetting, depression, nervous stomach, and constipation; for prevention and treatment of sexual problems.
Damiana is a wild shrub that grows in Southern Texas, Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. The leaf and stem are used to make medicine.
Damiana leaf can be brewed into a tea, made into a tincture, used in herbal smoking blends, or powdered and encapsulated. A fresh plant tincture of aerial portions may be made as well. Damiana leaves are often infused in alcohol to make liqueurs or cordials.
Benefits of Mucuna Pruriens L-Dopa - Enhanced male and female libido & sexual performance - Increased energy levels - Dramatically strength immune system - Reduced body fat & decreased cellulite - Decreased wrinkles - Improved skin texture & appearance - Increased bone density and reversal of osteoporosis - Increased lean muscle mass - Improved mood and sense of well-being - Improved sleep (promotes deep sleep)
Mucuna Pruriens Can Increase Sperm Count
The total alkaloids from Mucuna Pruriens comprise of five alkaloids (purienine and purienidine), are found to stimulate the secretion of testosterone to ensure greater availibility to gonads. These leads to increase sperm count and increase testes size.