Causes a marijuana-like high, and works as a light aphrodisiac.
Damiana has a relaxing effect, gives a mild cannabis like high and is a light aphrodisiac. This effect lasts for about one hour. With regular use the effect will become stronger.
To make tea of the Damiana herb, take 10 to 15 grams (½ oz.) and mix this with 1 litre of water. Let this boil softly for 5 minutes, let it cool down, sift it and drink a few cups.
Although not proven, it could be that very intensive use of large doses of Damiana, could lead to liver damage. It is not recommended to use more than 1 cup a day or large doses for a longer time.