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Dried damiana (Turnera diffusa) is an herb native to Mexico and Central America that has been used traditionally for various medicinal and culinary purposes . . . read more

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Dried damiana (Turnera diffusa) is an herb native to Mexico and Central America that has been used traditionally for various medicinal and culinary purposes. Here are some common uses of dried damiana:

  1. Herbal Tea:

    • Relaxing and Mood-Enhancing: Damiana tea is often consumed for its reputed ability to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and uplift mood.
    • Aphrodisiac: In traditional herbal medicine, damiana is sometimes used as an aphrodisiac, believed to enhance libido and sexual desire.
    • Digestive Support: Damiana tea may also support digestive health and alleviate symptoms such as indigestion, bloating, or mild gastrointestinal discomfort.
  2. Herbal Smoking Blend:

    • Mild Relaxation: Dried damiana leaves can be used as part of herbal smoking blends for their mild relaxing and euphoric effects. However, it's important to note that smoking any substance carries health risks.
  3. Culinary Uses:

    • Flavouring Agent: While less common, dried damiana leaves can be used as a flavouring agent in cooking. They may impart a subtle, herbal flavour to dishes such as desserts, sauces, or beverages.
  4. Aromatherapy:

    • Scented Candles or Potpourri: Dried damiana leaves can be added to scented candles, potpourri mixes, or sachets for their aromatic properties, providing a pleasant and relaxing fragrance to rooms or living spaces.
  5. Herbal Remedies:

    • Traditional Medicine: Damiana has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine for various ailments, including anxiety, depression, nervousness, and menstrual issues.
    • Urinary Health: Some herbalists suggest that damiana may have mild diuretic properties, promoting urination and potentially supporting urinary tract health.
  6. Cosmetic Uses:

    • Hair and Scalp Care: Infusions or rinses made from dried damiana leaves may be used in natural hair care products to promote scalp health and condition the hair.
  7. Tinctures and Extracts:

    • Concentrated Form: Dried damiana leaves can be used to make alcoholic tinctures or liquid extracts, which may be taken orally for their potential health benefits.

Place of Origin

Mexico - Trade

Botanical Name

Turnera diffusa




100% Damiana.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Source of fibre.
No Palm Oil.

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