muira puama flower

Muira Puama

Dulacia inopiflora – stem

Muira puama is used by Amazonian peoples for the treatment of various central nervous system conditions in which free radicals are likely to be implicated.

Improved endurance to particularly stressful periods is one of the medicinal applications for muira puama. A recent preclinical study evaluating the anti-stress properties of muira puama suggested that it might possess adaptogen-like properties. The data indicated that muira puama counteracts some of the effects brought about by chronic stress.


Primary: Digestive tonic, nervine tonic, cognition and mental enhancement.

Secondary: Adaptogen, Antidepressent, Antioxidant.


  • Increase physical performance.
  • Free radical damage in central nervous system conditions.
  • Increase sexual vitality and treat erectile dysfunction in males.

None known.

The analysis of contents below is a guide only, product specific data including expiry date is with the item in the shop.

Dulacia inopiflora 1:1. Each 1 ml contains 1,000mg of dry herb.

Liquid extract in 60% ethanol. Use 10 to 40 ml weekly.

Our clinic uses fluid extracts from Optimal Rx, Herbal Extract Company, Nutrition Care, Mediherb or Sunray Botanicals, in this order.

Recent studies show promising evidence that it may increase sexual vitality and treat erectile dysfunction in males. It has been used by bodybuilders and weightlifters to improve physical performance. This is due to the proposed testosterone-like effects.