yohimbin


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yohimbin

An alkaloid adrenoreceptor antagonist derived from the yohimbe tree. It lowers blood pressure and controls arousal and anxiety and has been used to treat both physical and psychogenic IMPOTENCE.
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Busomedil [alpha]2 bloker, vazodilator etkisi var Yohimbin [alpha]2 bloker Teofilin Lipolizi artirir, cAMP artirir.
No doubt the witchdoctors and medicine-men on the Kongo used the same term at those jungle "parties" when tomtoms throbbed and the sturdy warriors gave their pep an added kick with rich brews of Yohimbin bark.