yohimbe

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Related to Corynanthe yohimbe: yohimbe bark, Pausinystalia yohimbe

yohimbe

Herbal medicine
A plant (Pausinystalia yohimbe) native to western Africa which contains the tryptamine alkaloid yohimbine, which has been used for erectile dysfunction.
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The yohimbine rich bark of Corynanthe yohimbe, has been employed for centuries as an aphrodisiac (Johanson and Diamond, 1968) whilst Chelidonium majus, Heracleum sphondylium and Satureja montana have been formulated into topical preparations by the European community for vaginal douches to increase sexual desire in women (Messegne, 1973).