yohimbe

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Related to Corynanthe yohimbe: yohimbe bark, Pausinystalia yohimbe

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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These include using Flax seed, Psyllium seed and, Corynanthe yohimbe or Securidaca longepedunculata.
Corynanthe yohimbe is a tree that grows in West Africa.
Made from the bark of the West African Corynanthe Yohimbe tree, the drink also contains vitamins B-12, B-6 and taurine, which is an essential amino acid.