Yohimbe barkIt has a long history of use in traditional West African medicine to improve sexual performance, especially in men. There is also a growing trend among bodybuilders to help with fat loss.
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(Pausinystalia yohimbe) - The bark of this tree has psychotropic effects and is widely used as an herbal aphrodisiac.
Yohimbe is also used for sexual problems, to boost mood, for athletic performance and other situations. It is also very often used for its hallucinogenic effects.
Usage: Put 1 teaspoon for a cup of tea in water and let the water boil for a while. Remove from the heat, and let it rest for 5-10 minutes, then strain it and drink it.
How it works: Yohimbe contains a phytochemical called yohimbine which can increase blood flow and nerve impulses to the penis or vagina. It also helps to neutralize the sexual side effects of certain medications used for depression.
The results for weight loss
One of the health benefits of Yohimbe is to lose weight therefore it is good for those who are having problems with weight. It blocks certain adrenoreceptors in the body, while improving the levels of norepinephrine in the body. Norepinephrine will reduce the mobilizing of fat, as well to break it down in some difficult areas of the body.
Several controlled studies evaluated it and found some results. One study examined the effects of yohimbine in 20 obese females who consumed a 1,000- calorie diet for three weeks. The women taking yohimbine lost significantly more weight than those taking a placebo — 7.8 pounds (3.6 kg) vs. 4.9 pounds (2.2 kg)
Yohimbine was also studied in elite soccer players, and was found to decrease body fat by 1.8 percentage points over the course of three weeks. (It is generally believed that more research is needed to assess whether yohimbine is an effective weight loss supplement.
Supports Athletic Performance
In relation with the benefit to lose weight, Yohimbe increases the muscle mass and reduces fatigue. Furthermore, it enhances energy so that it supports for the performance of athlete. However, make sure that you are taking it in limited amount.
Increases the blood flow
As the blood flow increases, it supports for overall health. The increasing of blood flow means that the oxygen the body also increases, where you can get by taking Yohimbe. Yohimbe has been known as a good vasodilator and consequently it helps the absorbing of nutrients in the body.
CAUTION: Yohimbe may cause high blood pressure, tachycardia, headache, anxiety, dizziness, nausea, insomnia if taken in large doses or for long periods of time.
It should not be combined with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO inhibitors) as the effect may be cumulative. It should be used with caution when taken with high blood pressure medications, tricyclic antidepressants, or phenothiazines (psychotropic drugs).
People with kidney problems, people with psychiatric conditions as well as women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not use yohimbe