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  1. Damiana is the vernacular name of the Turnera diffusa, a species of Turnera.
    • geographic area: Caribbean, North America
  2. Damiana is the vernacular name of the Turnera diffusa var. aphrodisiaca, a variety of Turnera diffusa.
  3. Damiana is the vernacular name of the Turnera diffusa var. diffusa, a variety of Turnera diffusa.
    • geographic area: Caribbean, North America

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Who is Damiana?

Damiana appeared in the Bus 174 documentary film.

Character

Damiana is a fictional character from the 2008 film La Conjura de El Escorial.

Music

"Damiana" is a musical album of Rüdiger Gleisberg.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2016)

by Andrew Chevallier

Damiana is a traditional aphrodisiac of the Maya people in Central America. It continues to be considered valuable...

Damiana is an excellent tonic herb for physical weakness and nervous exhaustion. Habitat & Cultivation Damiana is native ...

Google previewPrescription for Herbal Healing (2002)

by Phyllis A. Balch

Latin name: Turnera diffusa (Turneraceae [damiana] family) GENERAL DESCRIPTION Damiana is an aromatic shrub of the hot and humid reaches of Texas,

Damiana is a stimulating nerve tonic used for debility, depression, and lethargy.

Google previewMedicine (1904)

by Joseph McFarland, Harold Nicholas Moyer

Damiana is the Mexican name of the plant which yields the leaf sold under that name. The term has little significance, and is probably derived from an early Indian or Spanish word. The plant is a low, straggly bush, often having a diameter of ...

Google previewModern Medical Science (1903)

Damiana is a fragrant, slightly astringent gentle stimulant or tonic, which in its habitat serves a useful purpose. Its long continued use is not followed by nervousness, ...

Google previewDiary of Ancient Rites, A Guide For The Serious Practitioner (2006)

by Melissa Anderson

Damiana is the herb ...

Google previewThe Eclectic Medical Journal (1898)

Partly because of the uncertainty attending pills, and partly because damiana is the indicated remedy in only a small per cent, of them — the atonic cases, the cases of functional impotency.

Google previewCalifornia Medical Journal (1904)

Damiana is a fragrant, slightly as265 tringent, gentle stimulant or tonic, which in its ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of Penis Enlargement

by Katherine Mansfield

DamianaDamiana is a standout amongst the most well known and most secure herbs ...

Google previewPenis Enlargement With Nutrition

by Miss Alisha Sami

DamianaDamiana is a standout amongst the most well known and most secure herbs ...

Google previewThe States of Mexico (2009)

A Reference Guide to History and Culture by Peter Standish

Among regional drinks, damiana is an infusion of pre-Hispanic origin, made with local herbs said to have medicinal properties; it may be combined with red wine to make jeque. Licor de nanche is a fruit-based alcoholic drink. Perhaps diversity ...

Google previewHerbs for Healthy Aging (2013)

Natural Prescriptions for Vibrant Health by David Hoffmann

Indications: Damiana is an excellent strengthening remedy for the nervous system. It has an ancient reputation as an aphrodisiac. While this may or may not be deserved, the herb has a definite tonic action on the central nervous system as ...

Google previewThe Herbal Encyclopedia (2004)

A Practical Guide to the Many Uses of Herbs by Lisa R. Waltz

GROWING: Damiana is a small shrub found in natively in Texas, California, Mexico, and South America. It prefers average soils and full sun. Dandelion Taraxum officinale MEDICINAL: Dandelion benefits all functions of the liver. It clears ...

Google previewHealing Tonics, Juices, and Smoothies (2017)

100+ Elixirs to Nurture Body and Soul by Jessica Jean Weston

DAMIANA is a small shrub with leaves that have been used in ...

Google previewAn Herbal Guide to Stress Relief (1991)

Gentle Remedies and Techniques for Healing and Calming the Nervous System by David Hoffmann

INDICATIONS: Damiana is an excellent strengthening remedy for the nervous system. It has an ancient reputation as an aphrodisiac. While this may or may not be warranted, it has a definite tonic action on the central nervous and hormonal ...

Google previewSEX:THE NATURAL WAY (2012)

by STEPHEN HOLT, M.D., D.Sc.

Damiana (Turnera diffusa) Damiana is a popular Mexican aphrodisiac containing oil that is stimulating to the urinary tract. It's believed to increase the sensitivity of the clitoris and penis. Certainly, an enhanced sensitivity of the clitoris will favor ...

Google previewThe Natural Health Dictionary (2011)

Your comprehensive A-to Z guide for healing with herbs, nutrition, supplements, and secret remedies by DR. MAO SHING NI

The damiana plant is native to the Southwestern United States and Mexico. Its use goes back at least as far as the Mayans, who used it as an aphrodisiac of sorts. It was used more to focus sexual energy than to promote its wanton blossoming.

Google previewThe Daily Telegraph: Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals& Herbal Supplements (2012)

by Sarah Brewer

Damiana is a small shrub with aromatic leaves ( smelling similar to chamomile) whose long tradition of use as an aphrodisiac can be traced back tothe ancient Mayans of Central America. Its reputation is sowell ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

DAMIANA. Source: Turnera diffusa Willd. (syn. T. aphrodisiaca L.F. Ward and T. microphylla Desv.) (Family Turneraceae).

6,7 Theessential oil of micropropagated damiana contains caryophyllene, caryophylleneoxide, 8cadinene,elemene ...

Google previewCunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs (2012)

by Scott Cunningham

G Folk Name: Mexican Damiana Gender: Masculine Planet: Mars Element: Fire Powers: Lust, Love, Visions Magical Uses: Damiana is used in lust infusions as well as lust spells. It is also burned to produce ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients (2005)

A Wiccan Guide to Spellcasting by Lexa Rosean

RULER: Venus, Mars TYPE: herb MAGICKAL FORM: extract, dried An aphrodisiac, damiana is often added to potions to enhance passion. Add the extract to red wine or brew the herb into a tea. Drink hot or iced to increase sexual stamina.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Damiana. Damiana aphrodisaca is a herb included in a remedy for lack of alertness and stamina in dogs and cats and a reputed, but unsubstantiated, aphrodisiac. Dandie. Dinmont. Terrier. Named after a character in the novel Guy Mannering ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

DAMIANA LEAVES (Turnera diffusa Willd.) Synonyms Damiana leaves (Turnera ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Turnera diffusa Damiana, The leaves were originally used as medicine by the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of Weight Loss

by Jamima John

DAMIANA This is a wild shrub of the West Indies, Mexico and Central America. It has an assortment of employments, however all the more as of late has been advertised as a guide to weight reduction. This could be because of its impacts on ...

Google previewSkin Care and Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary (2014)

by M. Varinia Michalun, Joseph DiNardo

damiana leaves extract (Turnera aphrodisiaca)—the cosmetic properties of this spicy, aromatic extract are not clear, but they could be tonic, astringent, ...

Google previewA Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire

by Viktorija Briggs

Jupiter, Thor, Venus, Zeus Damiana: Latin: Turnera diffusa Other Names: Love Leaf, Mexican Damiana Attributes: Aphrodisiac, Astral travel, Chakra opening, Love, Lust, Meditation, Psychic powers, Sex magick, Spirit contact, Tantric magick , ...

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