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Yohimbe Remedy

Other Names: Yohimbe, Yohimbehe Cortex, Yohimbeherinde, Pausinystalia Yohimbe
Traditional Usages: Aphrodisiac, Sexual debility, Loss of Libido, Depression, Impotence
Resources: Africa
Parts Used: Bark
Health Warning: Avoid if Pregnant or Breastfeeding and not suitable for Children. Elders should use this herb with extreme caution. Yohimbe, johimbe - can only be sold in premises which are registered pharmacies and by or under the supervision of a pharmacist.
Talk to your doctor before you start taking Yohimbe.

Possible Side Effects associated with high doses of yohimbe include: elevated blood pressure, increased heart rate, anxiety, sleeplessness, nausea and vomiting. In cases of existing liver and kidney diseases, yohimbe preparations should not be used.
Herbal Research: Yohimbe

Yohimbe - Home remedy for Impotence:  Yohimbe is extracted from the bark of yohimbe trees found in South Africa, where it is used as an aphrodisiac. The active compound in yohimbe helps to dilate small blood vessels like those found in the penis. Men have had immediate erections from yohimbe injections. Dosage is 5.4 milligrams three times a day for three to six weeks. Available online from www.swanson.co.uk.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


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