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DAMIANA

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DAMIANA

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Turnera aphrodisiaca. N.O. Turneraceae.

Habitat ► Central America.

Features ► Leaves alternate, wedge-shaped, hairy, shortly stalked, serrate, revolute. Aromatic, rather fig-like taste.

Part used ► Leaves.

Action ► Aphrodisiac, tonic.

Used for its aphrodisiac qualities and general tonic effect on the nervous system. The 1 ounce to 1 pint infusion may be taken in wineglass doses thrice daily.

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Herbal Manual

Lust, Love, Visions

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