The name Catuaba is used for the infusions of the bark of several trees native to Brazil. Some research has found catuaba to have antimicrobial, antiviral, antidepressant, antidiabetic, and antioxidant properties.
What is another name for catuaba?
Catuaba is a legendary Brazilian aphrodisiac plant first used by the Tupi Indians, The other names of Catuaba are, Caramuru, Catuaba Casca, Chuchuhuasha, Erythroxylum catuaba, Golden Trumpet, Pau de Reposta, Piratancara, Tatuaba.
Today, catuaba is gaining worldwide recognition as a virility booster and researchers believe that catuaba bark extract may promote the widening of blood vessels and increased erectile strength. Catuaba has also been used in Brazilian Folk Medicine, Catuaba is used to heighten sexual arousal and treat male sexual performance problems.
Catuaba has been shown to inhibit bacterial growth from such strains as Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli, among others. Researchers believe that substances in catuaba are bactericidal, meaning they can kill bacteria.