Catuaba bark (Erythroxylum catuaba) a natural aphrodisiac or MAIRA PUAMA (Brazilian name) is a South American fast-growing tree from the family Erythroxylaceae, found only in Brazil, its middle name is Brazilian juniper.
Surprisingly powerful tea is brewed from the bark of the Brazilian catuaba tree. The drink is an aphrodisiac, helps with impotence, stimulates the nervous system, relieves stress and strengthens the immune system. Tea has practically no contraindications and can be used in conjunction with many medications.
The constituent components of the catuaba tree
The composition of the plant includes the following chemical elements:
- alkaloids with an aphrodisiac orientation;
- a mixture of flavolignans;
- aromatic oils and resins;
The composition of the plant is very rich in minerals and metals. It, for example, contains calcium, potassium and magnesium in large quantities.
Katuaba tea stimulates the central nervous system. Relaxes, soothes with increased excitability, stress, chronic fatigue and nervous exhaustion. It saturates brain cells with oxygen, therefore relieves headaches, helps with memory disorders, treats insomnia.
The main property of tea is a positive effect on sexual dysfunction. The drink stimulates and excites attraction, removes tension, fills with positive thoughts. Strengthens the erection and provides a long orgasm. Katuaba infusion can be used by men and women, but it works more effectively on men. Unlike pills for strengthening potency, it is compatible with drugs for the treatment of diseases of the cardiovascular system.
Clinical studies have revealed the antibacterial properties of the plant. According to scientists, katuaba tea strengthens the immune system, has an antiviral effect, including in patients with HIV. In experiments on mice, the plant extract showed active inhibition of HIV and protection against infections. The plant has an analgesic effect, dilates and relaxes blood vessels.
Harm and contraindications to the use of katuaba
Aphrodisiac is a very effective remedy that is safe even in the case of regular long-term use. The remedy proved itself many centuries ago. During this period, there was not a single case of toxic poisoning or overdose of the body with the drug, so no laboratory studies were conducted on the catuaba. In the experiment of one scientist Celso Oliveira, healthy volunteers took part, who for 28 days took a tincture of catuaba in a dose of more than 25 ml. The study also revealed no side effects.
Damage from the bark of a tree, as well as from another product, can only occur if the product is not used for its intended purpose.
Of the effects on the body, which can be classified as side effects, only erotic dreams and increased sexual desire are distinguished. But not all people will classify them as disadvantages.
Katuaba has gained popularity due to its ability to increase male and female libido, the plant does not bring harm.
How to cook
Katuaba tea is brewed in a teapot or cup – in its pure form, infused with fruit or milk. The main recipe: pour 2-3 tsp of bark with boiling water, soak for 5-7 minutes. The drink has a strong smell of juniper, the taste is bitter, with woody notes.
To soften the bitterness, add grated apples to the drink – this will give the taste sweetness. To relax, brew the infusion with milk – the tea will become pinkish in color, the taste is soft milky, with a bitterness in the aftertaste.
With weak potency, katuaba tea is drunk twice a day for 3 weeks. Then they take a break in the reception for 2-3 weeks. It is not recommended to exceed the norm and consume more than 3 cups of drink per day.
If there are problems with potency due to stress, tea is taken on a one-time basis. Its properties manifest themselves 40 minutes after drinking a cup of infusion.
The toxicity of the plant has not been studied, but no cases of pathogenic or toxic effects from taking katuaba have been officially registered.
The brewing method and the use of katuaba
Tea should be brewed from the bark of a tree in any convenient way. Tea without additives has an orange hue, and diluted with milk — pink. A real katuab drink is distinguished by a bitter wooden taste.
The preparation takes a couple of minutes and is no different from brewing any other tea. It is necessary to pour 1-2 tablespoons (to taste) of the bark with boiling water, then insist for a while.
To dilute the taste, you can add fruit or milk to the katuaba. For example, an apple will eliminate the bitter taste and make tea more pleasant. Katuaba on milk with honey will be appropriate before going to bed. It perfectly relaxes and calms the body, relieves stress and puts things in order in your thoughts. And thanks to the milk, the taste of the drink will become softer. If desired, milk can be replaced with cream, and gourmets will appreciate the combination of catuaba and mate or lapacho.
Katuaba is a special aphrodisiac that will fill you with happiness, love, and give you a feeling of lightness and carelessness. It will charge the body with energy.