Benefits of Yohimbe - What are They?
So what are the benefits of yohimbe? Yohimbe
is a bark extract that contains the active chemical yohimbine.
Yohimbine is a prescription medication in the United States and Canada
and is approved for use in treating erectile dysfunction (ED or impotence).
extract typically contains about 6% of yohimbine and studies show that
it can be effective for treating male impotence and sexual dysfunction.
Some studies suggest that the active ingredient yohimbine is too low in
the extract to help with impotence but other studies show some benefits.
Low Sex Drive (Aphrodisiac)Moreover, many prescription antidepressants are known to cause certain amount of impotence and lower sex drive. Yohimbe may be helpful in reversing the sexual side effects of antidepressant medications.
Promotion of Fat LossSome
but not all studies show that taking the active ingredient yohimbine
may promote weight loss. Indeed, it is a popular product for those who have an interest in bodybuilding.
One study looked at a yohimbe
cream designed to promote fat loss when applied to the thighs. The
result showed no benefits in reducing the fat content in the thighs.
studies are done on the active ingredient yohimbine found in the back
extract of yohimbe. The concentration of the active ingredient is lower
but may be sufficient to help treat ED or low sex drive.
effects of yohimbe are generally mild unless a high dose is used.
Always start with the lowest effective dose and increase slowly to
avoid side effects.
Read the label to find out how much of the yohimbine is found in the yohimbe plant extract.
to get the full details along with dosage recommendations and side effects.
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