Turnera diffusa or Turnera aphrodisiaca
Damiana leaf is smooth and regular. She comes from a fragrant shrub that grows in Mexico, South America, Texas and West Indies. The Maya property before the arrival of the Europeans called damiana "mizibcoc" they used the leaves to treat dizziness, loss of balance and dizziness. When the natives of Mexico they were a drink aphrodisiac to treat menstrual disorders especially for girls.
It was 1888 when that damiana was recognized and registered in the U.S. National Formulary as qu'aphrodisiaque, then it was the turn of Europeans built this plant in their pharmacopoeia in the early twentieth century. Since it is integrated into many compositions in the counter products in improving sexual performance.
The properties of damiana leaf :
Damiana stimulates the sexual organs, it is also used as an aphrodisiac. It treats humans premature ejaculation and trafficking in women disorders such as dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea to menstrual disorders particularly among young girls and for women strengthens the genitals. Thanks to these properties tonic and antidepressant acts directly on genitalia testosterone stimulant. For regular use and moderate the damiana a beneficial effect on sexuality. Leaf Damiana stimulates blood circulation, activates the nervous system and metabolism.
Meanwhile it is useful in treating cystitis and kidney inflammations, it acts as a diuretic and urinary antiseptic, as damiana leaf relieves the symptoms of cystitis or urethritis. Purgative and laxative it regulates some digestive system disorders.
Damiana has a relaxing effect on muscles, it is also used as medicine against fatigue, exhaustion and hormonal disturbances. Its effectiveness is real cons mild depression and nervous exhaustion, especially for stress and anxiety.