Yohimbe (yohimbine) is an herb and plant native to the parts of western Africa such as Cameroon, Gabon, and Zaire. A bark off the yohimbe evergreen tree contains a chemical compound that may have aphrodisiac and stimulant properties called yohimbine. Yohimbine (yohimbe) is often used as a herbal dietary supplement, natural medicine, naturopathic remedy, homeopathic medicine, and alternative medicine due to its potential health benefits.
Health Benefits of Yohimbe (yohimbine)
Yohimbine (yohimbe) also comes in the form of a prescription medicine to treat medical conditions related to sexual dysfunction. Other names for Yohimbine (yohimbe) include: 11-hydroxy Yohimbine, Coryanthe Yohimbe, Johimbi, Pausinystalia yohimbe, Yohimbehe, Hohimbine HCI, Yohimbe Bark, and Yohimbehe Cortex.
Traditionally, Yohimbe bark was used as a kind of naturopathic medicine or homeopathic aphrodisiac and treatment for sexual dysfunction.
Yohimbine (yohimbe) has also been purported to be a kind of natural weight loss supplement. Studies have shown that it may account for some fat loss in athletes. Yohimbine hydrochloride is a drug form of natural yohimbine and has been studied for its possible health effect as a home remedy or natural medicine for erectile dysfunction.
Yohimbine (yohimbe) has also been used as a natural remedy or alternative medicine for depression, chest pain, weight loss, low blood pressure, and other medical issues.
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