yohimbe


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Related to yohimbe: yohimbine, yohimbe bark

yohimbe

(jəʊˈhɪmbeɪ)
n
1. (Plants) a rubiaceous tree native to W Africa
2. (Complementary Medicine) a natural remedy derived from the bark of this tree, used to treat male impotence

yo•him•be

(yoʊˈhɪm beɪ, -bi)

n., pl. -bes.
a tropical W African tree, Corynanthe johimbe, of the madder family, yielding an alkaloid formerly used as an aphrodisiac.
[(< New Latin) « a language of Cameroon]
Translations
yohimbeyohimbehe
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Horehound was the best-selling herbal supplement in mass channels in 2014 followed by yohimbe, cranberry, black cohosh, senna, cinnamon, flaxseed/oil, echinacea, valerian and saw palmetto.
Yohimbe Tea has been used traditionally in Africa as an aphrodisiac, as well as for erectile dysfunction and sexual problems.
For instance, yohimbe, an African tree bark extract marketed as a dietary supplement, can cause elevated blood pressure or panic attacks.
Refractory priapism associated with ingestion of yohimbe extract.
The chemical is also an ingredient in the herbal supplement yohimbe bark.
Rubiaceae also contains gardenias as well as medicinal plants such as China officinalis (the first homeopathic medicine and the source of quinine), lpecachuana (from which we get the emetic ipecac), and Yohimbe (renowned for its aphrodisiac properties).
50, made with green tea-infused Absolut Vodka, passion fruit and yohimbe (an herb said to have aphrodisiac properties).
They found that panax ginseng, saffron and yohimbine, a natural chemical from yohimbe trees in West Africa, improved human sexual function.
3] hydrotalcite [15], bauxite [16], polymer material [17], leaf mould [18], grape stalks and yohimbe bark [19] and modified flax shive [20].
The bark of yohimbe, an evergreen tree found in Africa, can lead to heart problems and death.
This means no deaths at all from blue cohosh, echinacea, ginkgo, ginseng, kava, St John's wort, valerian, yohimbe, Asian medicines, Ayurvedic medicines or any other botanical.
Among the latter, he advised that the herb yohimbe has not been rigorously tested, and none of the substitutes has shown efficacy, compared with placebo in a randomized controlled trial.