13 August 2008

  • Yohimbe TreeDuring the rainy season from May to September, Yohimbe bark is harvested.
  • This is the time that it has the greatest alkaloid content.
  • Yohimbe trees usually die after they have been stripped of their bark requiring the planting of numerous new trees.
  • Yohimbe trees grow quickly and sometimes sprout from dead trees.

Health Benefits of Yohimbe

  • Yohimbe is prepared pharmaceutically under the brand name Yocon and is used to treat erectile dysfunction.
  • The bark of the yohimbe was used originally to treat problems including leprosy, fever, and coughs by West Africans.
  • It has also been used to dilate pupils, as an anesthetic, as a way to prevent heart disease, and as a hallucinogen and an aphrodisiac.
  • Compounds in Yohimbe stimulate norepinephrine, which improves blood flow to the penis.

Contain -Active IngredientsYohimbe Pflanze

  • The alkaloid yohimbe is the main chemical in the yohimbe’s bark. Yohimbe is said to prevent various depressive disorders as it inhibits monoamine oxidase (MAO) and dilates blood vessels.
  • Yohimbe also stops alpha-2 adrenergic receptors that belong to the sympathetic nervous system.

Dosage and Administration

  • 15 to 30 mg daily of yohimbine is recommended to treat most conditions including erectile dysfunction.
  • 5-10 drops three times daily of yohimbe bark tincture is a common supplementation.

Side Effect and Warning :Yohimbe

  • Side effects while using yohimbine and yohimbe may include nausea, increased blood pressure, dizziness, anxiety, rapid heart beat, and insomnia
  • Yohimbe should not be used by women, especially pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • It is also contraindicated in patents with liver or kidney disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, high blood pressure, panic disorder, or Parkinson’s disease.
  • The herb should not be taken with naltrexone, blood pressure medication, alcohol, or morphine.
  • Patients should check with their doctor before taking Yohimbe with any OTC product.


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