Muira Puama Tincture | Ptychopetalum olacoides

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Muira Puama Tincture

£8.75 100ml           

Muira Puama Tincture (Ptychopetalum olacoides)

Tincture of Muria Puama (Ptychopetalum olacoides) 1:3 45%

Ptychopetalum olacoides, organic grain alcohol

Daily adult dose: 1.5 - 6ml, unless otherwise prescribed. 

Avoid alongside Yohimbe, this combination can be very toxic.

Seek professional advice bfore taking during pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Ptychopetalum olacoides

Common name: Muira puama

Family: Olacaceae

Part used: Bark and roots

Habitat: Muira puama is a small tree antive to the Amazon river basin, the name is similar in various local languages and roughly translates as 'potency wood'.

Actions: Aphrodisiac, astringent, stimulant, dopaminergic nervine, nervine tonic, noradrenergic, appetite stimulant

Traditional and current uses:

  • To increase libido and sexual potency in men and women
  • Impotence
  • Low libido
  • Loss of appetitie
  • Diarrhea
  • Painful periods
  • Nerve pain
  • Tremor
  • Dark pigmentation around the eyes
  • Parkinson's disease 
  • Traditionally taken in some Amazonian communities for 'nervous weakness' which includes depression, sexual impotence, tremors, debility. 
  • Indigestion

Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for educational use only, and is not intended as a replacement for the services of a qualified medical herbalist, doctor or licensed health practitioner. The information contained herein is not diagnostic, always consult a medical health professional before embarking on a treatment programme. Urban Fringe Dispensary disclaims any liability, loss, injury or damage incurred as a consequence of the use and application of the advice given herein.

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