Damiana. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Damiana (Turnera diffusa)

Damiana Properties

- Enjoys a reputation as an aphrodisiac: Impotence.
- There is no denying its activity in disorders of hormonal balance.
- Has been used in menopausal disorders, and seems to be useful against vertigo and dizziness of nervous origin.
- Other uses of Damiana are psycho-physical fatigue, depression, cystitis, urethritis, asthma, bronchitis.

Contraindications to Damiana

- Pregnancy, lactation (by the presence of alkaloids).
- Since it has a stimulating effect of the central nervous system (CNS) have to be careful with its use in cases of anxiety, insomnia, tachycardia.
- It is generally recommended not to use other stimulants (coffee, tea, guarana, cola, ginseng, etc) with damiana.

- No PLS USE dosage forms containing alcohol to children under two years or people with ethyl.

Damiana Side Effects
In high doses can cause diarrhea.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
- Ideally, these treatments are short and discontinuous damiana.
- As with any medicinal plants that can be taken in tincture or fluid extract should always be kept in mind the alcohol content.

(0 = none, 1 = somewhat toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

Related Topics
Index of medicinal plants

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