Damiana (O)

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Damiana Loose Leaf  (Organic)

Mexican damiana, Turnera aphrodisiaca, Turnera diffusa. Damiana is a low-growing plant with yellow flowers and fragrant leaves. It’s native to the subtropical climates of southern Texas, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

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25 grams of Damiana Loose Leaf tea that can be used to make an aromatic tisane.

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Damiana

Source: Mexico

Folklore of Damiana: 

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Amount

20 grams, 60 grams

Type of Packaging

Plain Paper Bag (Home Compostable), Cellophane Bag (Home Compostable), I have bought a Glass Jar

Active Ingredients

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.

Nutrition

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.

Actions

Damiana may have these actions:

  • aphrodisiac, antidepressant, diuretic, stomachic, thymoleptic, stimulating tonic to the central nervous system and reproductive organs.

Disclaimer

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.

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