Damiana - Turnera diffusa (aphrodisiacs) - is a plant shrub known and appreciated in folk medicine as an aphrodisiac. It has in its composition thymol, which belongs to the terpenes, calamen, alpha- and beta-pinene, beta-sitosterol and several flavonoids and tannins.
Damiana, by influencing the central nervous system, relieves anxiety, acting in a relaxing way. By adjusting the process of secretion of hormones it is beneficial for the functioning of the reproductive system, is an aphrodisiac, supporting sexual function
In the sports supplementation it is used in the synthesis of testosterone. It has thermogenic properties and appetite suppressants. It is a component of herbal supplements containing vitamins and protosterone.