grows wild in the subtropical regions of the Americas and Africa and is widely used in traditional medicine as an anti-cough, diuretic (increasing urine flow), and aphrodisiac (sexual stimulant) agent.
In traditional Mexican culture, Damiana
is used for gastrointestinal disorders. Damiana
extract has shown antibacterial activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, which may have gastrointestinal effects.
appears on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) GRAS (generally recognized as safe) list and is widely used as a food flavoring.
*This high quality product is certified Kosher
As with any herb or supplement, a physician should be consulted prior to use.
Dried Damiana Leaf