Damiana - Turnera diffusa (in the Turneraceae family)
Parts used: Aerial parts.
Taste/smell: Slightly bitter, resinous, flowery taste.
Dosage: Infusion: 1 heaping teaspoon per cup of water; or 1:4 dry strength liquid extract: 10-30 drops 1-4 times per day.
Use: (a) Aphrodisiac, (b) Stimulating nervine or spinal trophorestorative.
Damiana is beneficial for an inability or disinterest in sexual performance.
Contraindications: It is contraindicated in pregnancy.