Find out more about Catuaba and the benefits it can bring.
Catuaba is a medicinal plant Also known as Chuchuhuasha, Tatuaba, Pau de Reposta, Piratancara and Caramuru, its scientific name, however, is Anemopaegma mirandum, and can be found in natural product stores. , manipulating pharmacies and even in some markets and supermarkets, in the form of powder, capsules, alcoholic beverage or in its natural form.
The powder of catuaba has in its composition phytosterols, antioxidants, flavonoids, tannins, resins and lipids. Its use helps treat tiredness, fatigue, lack of memory, mental exhaustion, and treats various types of nervous problems, including insomnia, hypochondria, and central nervous system related pain such as sciatica and neuralgia.
It has benefits in protecting against opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Decoction of the bark is commonly used for sexual impotence, restlessness, nervousness, pain, weakness, forgetfulness and sexual weakness.
Catuaba works as a stimulant of the nervous system, especially when it comes to functional impotence of the male genital organs. It is a safe aphrodisiac with no harmful effect.