In Peruvian herbal medicine, clavo huasca is widely regarded as an libido booster for women.* It is an ingredient in two famous formulas for which are widely sold in the herbal markets and stores in Peru for sexual potency; one called Siete raices (Seven Roots) and the other is Rompe Calzon (Bust your Britches).* For more information about clavo huasca vine (Tynanthus panurensis), please refer to the Database File for Clavo huasca in the Tropical Plant Database. To see pictures of clavo huasca click here.
Traditional Uses:* as a female aphrodisiac for pre-menopausal women; for muscle pain and aches; as a digestive aid to calm the stomach, increase appetite, and expel intestinal gas; as a male aphrodisiac and for erectile function; as a general tonic (tones, balances, strengthens overall body functions)
Enhanced Spermatogenesis Actions:
Melo, F., et al. "The effects of Tynnanthus fasciculatus (Bignoniaceae) infusion on testicular parenchyma of adult Wistar rats." Biol. Res. 2010; 43(4): 445-50.