This rainforest botanical is traditionally used in South America for its ability to increase sexual desire, libido and performance.* Much of the more recent research however has been on it's possibility to affect Alzheimer's and other actions on the brain.* For more information about muira puama (Ptychopetalum olacoides), please refer to the Database File for Muira puama in the Tropical Plant Database. To see pictures of muira puama, click here.
Traditional Uses:* for erectile dysfunction and impotency; as a male aphrodisiac and libido promoter; as a tonic (tones, balances, strengthens) for males; for hair loss and balding; central nervous system tonic (tones, balances, strengthens) and antidepressantSuggested Use: Take 60 drops (2 ml) 2 or more times daily of a concentrated 1:4 tincture/extract, or as directed by a healthcare professional.