Damiana Essential Oil

Damiana Essential Oil
Damiana essential oil is extracted from the leaves of this small shrub during the flowering season. Scientific studies all point to the Damiana essential oils having a wealth of aphrodisiac properties. E. F. Steinmetz states Damiana as being renowned for its sexual-enhancing qualities and its positive effects on the reproductive organs. Mayan Indians also claim it boosts sexual potency.
Botanical Name: Turnera diffusa

Origin: Mexico

The two types of species commonly used are turnera diffusa and turnera aphrodisiaca. Both are regarded as the same plant in the herbal world. turnera ulmifolia, a closely related species is similar in appearance, but it has different traditional medicinal uses.