Damiana (Turnera diffusa, syn. Turnera aphrodisiaca) is a shrub native to Central and South America. It belongs to the family Turneraceae.

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... In folk medicine, damiana has a reputation for being an aphrodisiac, a substance that heightens sexual desire and enhances sexual performance. Results of a few small laboratory studies suggest that damiana may have some slight ability to widen blood vessels – an effect that may relieve male impotence to some extent. Other recent laboratory studies support a second traditional use of damiana for treating gastrointestinal conditions such as dysentery. It has shown some antibacterial activity when tested under laboratory conditions, but much more study is needed to confirm or disprove the results. Damiana has also been used to treat conditions as diverse as bedwetting, constipation, depression, and headaches. No evidence from controlled human studies supports any of damiana’s uses, however. ...
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