yohimbe


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yohimbe

an herbal product taken from the bark of a tree that is native to areas of West Africa.
uses This herb is used to treat male organic impotence due to prostate problems and has proven efficacy when used under medical supervision.
contraindications Yohimbe can be dangerous and should not be used without medical supervision during pregnancy and lactation, in children, or in those with known hypersensitivity to this plant. Prolonged use is contraindicated, as is the use of this herb in persons with renal or hepatic disease, hypertension, angina pectoris, gastric or duodenal ulcers, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, suicidal tendencies, and prostatitis. Yohimbe interacts with many other drugs.

yohimbe

Herbal medicine
A plant (Pausinystalia yohimbe) native to western Africa which contains the tryptamine alkaloid yohimbine, which has been used for erectile dysfunction.

yohimbe (yō·himˑ·bē),

n Latin name:
Pausinystalia yohimbe; part used: bark; uses: aphrodisiac, hallucinogen, male erectile complaints, diabetes, orthostatic hypotension; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; patients with kidney disease, liver disease, high blood pressure, angina, ulcers (gastric or duodenal), bipolar depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, prostatitis; patient taking alpha-adrenergic–blocker medications, CNS stimulants, MAOIs, phenothiazines, SSRIs, tricylic antidepressants, sympathomimetic medications, tyramine, caffeine; may cause tachycardia, high blood pressure, anxiety, tremors, dysuria, nephrotoxicity. Also called
aphrodien, corynine, johimbe, quebrachine, yohimbehe, yohimbene, yohimbime, or
yohimbine.
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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.
2008, "Chromium sorption and Cr(VI) reduction to Cr(III) by grape stalks and yohimbe bark," Bioresource Technol.
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.
Among the latter, he advised that the herb yohimbe has not been rigorously tested, and none of the substitutes has shown efficacy, compared with placebo in a randomized controlled trial.
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.
This herb is derived from bark shavings of a West African tree, Pausinystalia yohimbe.
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The off-label use of a number of drugs for this purpose is sometimes practiced, including yohimbe, bupropion (an agonist of norepinephrine and dopamine), ephedrine, and sildenafil (Viagra, Pfizer).
Hay otros suplementos naturales que los hombres pueden tomar si no quieren medicamentos, como Yohimbe o Enzyte, pero ambas han tenido mala publicidad en ocasiones por no ser tan electivas en los resultados deseados.