(Turnera diffusa)


THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: aphrodisiac, expectorant

AFFINITY FOR: circulation, nervous, endocrine, glandular, reproductive

RESONANCE: physical, emotional, emotional

PLANT FAMILY:Passifloraceae

PART UTILIZED: Flowers, Leaves

EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled

AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS: Effervescent, Sweet with honey like notes

APPLICATION: Can be worn or diffused.

EMOTIONAL / SPIRITUAL / MENTAL ASPECTS: Because of the mood enhancing properties Damiana promotes an overall sense of well being. Damiana shines as anti-depressant. Damiana has been found to be very helpful for anxiety.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS: Increases oxygen to the genitals making it very useful for arousal and desire for both men and women. Increases testosterone in males and has proven very beneficial for prostate problems. Supports the parathyroid and increases calcium absorption.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Grown in Mexico and used for centuries by the Aztec. Many Mexican cultures still use it today. The herb form has been used to make beverages.

CAUTIONS: This is a hormonal oil, as such it should be avoided by pregnant women and young children.