Add a little zest to your love life with Nature’s Answer Muira Puama extract. Muira puama is a small tree that grows to around 5 meters tall.
It has small, white flowers that have a pungent fragrance similar to jasmine. Muira puama (Ptychopetalum olacoides) has been used for centuries due to its benefits*. In Brazil, it has been used since ancient times to support healthy intimacy*. It is interesting to note that this herb earned the names ‘Warrior Wood”* and “ Potency Wood”* in the northern Amazon areas of Brazil where it grows wild.
It is considered a tonic *. The entire plant is used in folkloric preparations, and many active constituents are found in the wood and roots. Muira Puama contains sterols, including beta-sitosterol, which are building blocks of sex hormones such as testosterone,* which may account for its activity*. Muira Puama is listed in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia, and is recommended for intimate support*.