Catuaba Bark (Erythroxylum catuaba) is from the rainforests of South America and is seen as a potent herb to cure a variety of ailments and is taken by men to cure erectile dysfunction. So does this herb for hard erections work? Let's take a look at the herb in more detail and it's sexual health benefits.The herb is also known locally by other names which include Chuchuhuasha, Caramuru , Pau de Reposta, Piratancara and Tatuaba but outside of Brazil, it's simply known as Catuaba and has generated a lot of interest not only for its sexual health benefits but for it's ability to fight other diseases such as HIV.
General Info on Catuaba
Catuaba is a small flowering tree which has yellow and orange flowers which also has a yellow inedible fruitg growing from it's bark. The tree is found, in the rain forests of northern Brazil and it's name catuaba is a Brazilian Guaraní word which translated means - "what gives strength to the indian”
The herbs health benefits were first noted by the Tupi Indians thousands of years ago, who believed it helped fight disease, increased energy levels and boosted sexual desire and erectile function.
Today it's fame has spread around the world and it can be bought as a supplement online, in many health foods stores and can also be found, in many of the best natural erection pills. The bark is rich in a number of alkaloids, tannins and contains a number of fatty resins which include cyclolignans, phytosterols, sesquiterpenes and finally, contains a variety of flavonoids so how to they work to improve sexual health?
Catuaba for Harder Erections
The herb is believed to stimulate the nervous system that manifests itself in, an increase in energy which leads to a harder penis erection and increased sexual stamina. The herb also acts as a brain tonic which improves mood and is believed to stimulate, the part of the brain which create sexual desire so it's seen as a great herb to increase libido.
Recommended Dosage and Side Effects of Catuaba
Recommended is between 1000-2000mg on a daily basis although, as with many herbs there is no set RDA. In terms of side effects, the herb is seen as generally safe to take by all men with no potentially dangerous side effects however if you are in doubt, simply check with your herbalist or doctor.
The herb has been taken as an aphrodisiac for thousands of years in Brazil and is one of the most popular herbs taken to treat erectile dysfunction and give men hard erections. It's not just popular in Brazil though and is taken all over the world by men looking for natural cures for ED.
Does Catuaba Work?
The answer is – for many men it does for some men it doesn't. This is because it needs to be combined with other herbs and its effectiveness is also influenced by the general health of the person taking it. It does however contain, numerous nutrients which in most men, will help to boost both general and sexual health.
The herb has been taken as an aphrodisiac for thousands of years in Brazil and is one of the most popular herbs taken to treat erectile dysfunction and give men hard erections. Today, it's not just popular in Brazil, it's popular all over the world and taken by men looking for natural cures for ED.