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yo·him·bine

 (yō-hĭm′bēn′)
n.
An alkaloid, C21H26N2O3, that is derived from the bark of a tree, Pausinystalia johimbe, and is an alpha-blocker drug used in the form of its hydrochloride as a mydriatic, a treatment for erectile dysfunction, and formerly as an aphrodisiac.

[New Latin yohimbe, former specific epithet (of Cameroonian Bantu origin; akin to Douala djombe, the tree from which yohimbine is derived) + -ine.]

yohimbine

(jəʊˈhɪmbiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an alkaloid found in the bark of the tree Corynanthe yohimbe. It is used in medicine as an adrenergic blocking agent. Formula: C21H26N2O3
[C19: from Bantu yohimbé a tropical African tree + -ine1]

yo•him•bine

(yoʊˈhɪm bin)

n.
an extract of the bark of the yohimbe or rauwolfia tree, used medicinally to oppose the effects of epinephrine.
[1895–1900; yohimb (e) + -ine2; perhaps orig. formed in German]
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Some supplements are even labeled 'Yohimbine HCL,' which is yohimbine extract with added hydrochloride, not Yohimbine hydrochloride.
Doctors have prescribed yohimbine hydrochloride to increase blood flow in peripheral blood vessels, including those that supply blood to the penis.
Yohimbine hydrochloride is available as a prescription drug and has a greater potential for success.