Damiana, Total Body Elevation
√ Bladder Infection
√ Menopause – Dryness
√ Menstrual – Irregular
√ Stomach Ulcers
√ Weight Loss
Drinking Damiana Tea is popular and it’s easy to make.
- Warm your teapot with scalding-hot water. The hotter the water the better the herbal extraction.
- Place 2 heaping teaspoons dried Damiana leaf directly into pot (or tea ball), or pour boiling water directly into cup, if you’re making just one serving.
- Steep a full 15 minutes to make sure all the therapeutic properties are released.
- Strain your tea into a new mug and discard the leaves.
- Add one teaspoon of good quality honey to sweeten your tea if too bitter.
- You may also add a wedge of fresh lemon to give your drink some additional flavor.
Drink up and enjoy. You can drink up to three cups of Damiana Tea a day.
Damiana leaf is best known to be an aphrodisiac which benefits the libido of both women and men. For men, Damiana is used to help regain their sexual prowess by increasing blood flow to a man’s general area during sexual activity helping to stimulate them.
For women, Damiana is good for enhancing their sexual experience by also increasing blood flow to the woman’s vagina, allowing her to be more stimulated. It also treats the sex drive of both pre-menopausal and menopausal women by replenishing depleted testosterone.
Also for women, Damiana helps with the pains of irregularities of a menstrual cycle, such as menstrual headaches, sore breasts, cramping, bloating, aches, exhaustion and pains. It also helps to balance the hormone levels.
For the mind, Damiana works similarly to caffeine. It offers an energy boost alleviating symptoms of depression, as well as anxiety, exhaustion and helps to increase stamina. Damiana is sometimes used as a natural high helping to fight extreme fatigue, loss of balance and dizziness. Damiana is a popular herbal remedy for stress and other nervous disorders by producing a calming effect on the nervous system.
Damiana produces a mild euphoric effect, the Mayan and Mexican people have been using it as a mood enhancer for centuries. These traditional uses of Damiana has a grounding and calming effect and behaves effectively on a variety of stress-related symptoms such as headaches, nervous stomach, bedwetting and helps to calm the nerves.
As an aid for nervous disorders and stress, Damiana treats anxiety, neurosis, stress, depression, obsessive behavior, physical weakness, hangover, dyspepsia and hypochondria, and has a relaxing effect on the body.
Damiana is used to treat gastric complaints including peptic ulcers. It’s effect is due to the plant’s arbutin content. Damiana possesses anti-ulcer activity which attributes to the anti-oxidant effects of arbutin, anti-ulcer and antioxidant properties.
Damiana help keep weight under control. It is suggested that it works as a mild laxative by loosening the stools and cleansing the system. As a supplement, it significantly delayed gastric emptying which resulted in patients feeling full faster. Damiana produces a thermogenic effect which helps suppress the appetite, it acts like a mild laxative which helps to loosen stools and also cleanses system.
Damiana is traditionally used to treat urinary problems and bladder infections by easing bladder problems as well as urination. It can also help provide relief to those suffering from constipation and asthma.
Damiana helps to facilitate the breakdown of fats and sugars in your digestive system while improving absorption of nutrients. This ensures the digestive system is working at its best and also ensures reception of necessary nutrients from food.
Suggested Dosage: Fluid extract: depending on tolerance, 1 to 2 dropperfuls twice daily.
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