Folklore of Damiana:
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damianin; tetraphyllin B; gonzalitosin I; arbutin; tricosan-2-one; acacetin; p-cymene; β-sitosterol; 1,8-cineole; apigenin; α-pinene; β-carotene; β-pinene; tannins; thymol; and hexacosanol.
The chemical composition of damiana list tannin, resin, and volatile oils, which, while considered relatively safe for consumption, offer no evidence to support the host of claims for this plant.
Damiana may have these actions:
- aphrodisiac, antidepressant, diuretic, stomachic, thymoleptic, stimulating tonic to the central nervous system and reproductive organs.
Warning: Do not use while operating a motor vehicle or machinery. Not suitable for anyone on medication, pregnant or lactating mothers, or anyone with a health condition or mental illness. We make no therapeutic claims about this product. Consult your doctor before using this product.
Speak with your healthcare provider to determine whether any of your medications could interact with this herb.
This information in our Herbal Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration, and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.