The root and bark are used for a variety of ailments by indigenous peoples in the Rio Negro area of South America, and have become popular as herbal treatments for sexual dysfunction. There is evidence that Muira Puama is anxiogenic, which would be consistent with a stimulant effect, without affecting coordination.
Marapuama is also known as “potency wood”. This amazing Amazonian herb has been used for millennia as a natural aphrodisiac. Marapuama is also a tonic for the central nervous ...(more)