What does it do: Yohimbe
has been recognised as a sexual stimulant for centuries; it contains a number of indole alkaloids such as ajmaline, corynanthene and yohimbine; it is the latter chemical that has attracted the attention of the American and European drug companies.
The organization also says that according to a recent analysis, 49 brands of supplements labeled as containing yohimbe
or yohimbine were available for sale in the United States.
Use of yohimbe
has declined since the arrival of prescription ED medications, but yohimbe
supplements are still sold over-the-counter and on the Internet.
A Herbal supplements such as yohimbe
often have potentially dangerous interactions with over-the-counter and prescription drugs, which is why it's important to inform your medical care provider about any drugs you are taking.
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These supplements include aconite, bitter orange, chaparral, colloidal silver, coltsfoot, comfrey, country mallow, germanium, greater celandine, kava, lobelia, and yohimbe
The bark of yohimbe
, an evergreen tree found in Africa, can lead to heart problems and death.
This means no deaths at all from blue cohosh, echinacea, ginkgo, ginseng, kava, St John's wort, valerian, yohimbe
, Asian medicines, Ayurvedic medicines or any other botanical.
SANTA FE, N.M--Skip the yohimbe
. Don't switch your patients to bupropion.
-- Skip the yohimbe
. Don't switch your patients to bupropion, and don't tell them to stop taking their antidepressants before the weekend.
And the ingredients include yohimbe
, the subject of numerous clinical trials for treatment of impotence.
Sahelian reports that the bark of the yohimbe
tree, which is an evergreen native to Western Africa, and its active ingredient, yohimbine, is one of the most immediate, intense natural sexual boosters on the market.