damiana

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damiana

(ˌdæmɪˈɑːnə)
n
(Plants) a small shrub native to Central and South America as well as the Caribbean: the leaves are commonly prepared in tea and consumed as an aphrodisiac
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damiana

n. damiana, planta originaria de Mex. cuyas hojas tienen acción diurética.
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damiana

n (bot) damiana
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Turnera diffusa (damiana) has been used in traditional botanical medicine as an aphrodisiac, and now studies have shown that the constituents pinocembrin and acacetin have strong antiaromatase activity.
The species Amyris madrensis, Amyris texana, Havardia pallens, Bernardia myricaefolia, Condalia hookeri, Randia laetevirens, Sideroxylum langinosum, Forestiera angustifolia, Celtis pallida, Fraxinus greggi, Ehretia anacua, and Celtis laevigata are characteristic of the most productive sites (intermittent and ephemeral floodplains), whereas Lippia graveolens, Acacia rigidula, Acacia berlandieri, Calliandra conferta, Turnera diffusa, Krameria lanceolata, Helietta parvifolia, and Leucophyllum frutescens are typical shrub species found in low productivity and semi-arid sites.
Damiana (Turnera diffusa): used traditionally for sexual dysfunction and to enhance sexual activity (Braun 2005).
Antiulcerogenic activity of different extracts obtained from Turnera diffusa L.
Damiana leaves (Turnera aphrodisaca, Turnera diffusa).
They also brought back samples of Turnera diffusa, a small, very drought-tolerant, highly branched sub-shrub with yellow flowers and fine-textured, gray leaves.