Latin Name : Turnera Diffusa
Turnera diffusa, also known as damiana, is a small flowering shrub. Traditionally, the leaves and stems of damiana were used in teas, flavoring liquor, and taken as a tonic to improve general health.
It has a long history of use as an aphrodisiac.It is used in the prevention and treatment of sexual disturbances, loss of libido as well as menstrual problems.It is furthermore used for treating impotence and prostate problems.
This versatile herb will promote digestive health by facilitating the breakdown of fats and sugars in the digestive system. Since it has relaxant and digestive stimulating effects, damiana may also help alleviate headaches, muscle aches and stomach pains.
It is also used internally to treat nervous exhaustion, anxiety, depression, impotence.