Definition of damiana in English:

damiana

Line breaks: da¦mi|ana
Pronunciation: /ˌdeɪmɪˈɑːnə
 
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noun

A small shrub native to tropical America, whose leaves are used in herbal medicine and in the production of a liqueur, and also reputedly possess aphrodisiac qualities.
  • Turnera diffusa, family Turneraceae
More example sentences
  • Some of the herbs that are listed as ingredients include damiana, chaste tree, black cohosh and saw palmetto.
  • The herbal remedies suggested by the website include kava kava, damiana, lemon balm, St John's wort and 5HTP.
  • In this, it is deeper acting than other herbs, such as the African yohimbe, the South America muira puama or the milder Central American damiana.

Origin

American Spanish.

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Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something