Family Name: Turneraceae
Botanical Name(s): Turnera Aphrodisiaca
Popular Name(s): Damiana, Mexican Damiana, Mizibcoc, Turnera
Parts Used: Leaves.
Habitat: Mexico, South Arnerica, Texas and West Indies
Description: A small shrub; leaves smooth and pale green on
upper side, underneath glabrous, with a few hairs on the ribs,
ovolanceolate, shortly petiolate with two small glands at base; flowers
yellow, rising singly from axils of the leaves, capsule one-celled
splitting into three pieces; smell aromatic, taste characteristic,
bitterish, aromatic and resinous.
Uses: It is used for Depression, Impotence/infertility (male)