Turnera diffusa For Your Hair and Skin
Damiana grows in South America and the West Indies. Good haircuts for girls with thick hair It was previously called Turnera aphrodisiaca and is a tonic to the nervous and reproductive systems. It is useful if the sexual function is impaired. It is taken as a remedy by men, but the stimulant and tonic work equally well for women. Damiana is harvested when in flower and is dried for use as an antidepressant, and to relieve anxiety.
Parts used: Leaves and stem.
Dose: 2 tsp to a cup of boiling water, which can be taken twice a day.
Vitex agnus-castus, Monk’s Pepper
The common name reflects a slight antioestrogen effect which can cool passion: perhaps this property may account for its other common name, Monk’s Pepper Small doses of this herb can re-balance the hormones and reduce some of the symptoms of PMS, menopausal change, infertility, post-natal depression and irregular periods. It also increases milk production after birth.
Parts used: Dried ripe fruits.
Dose: 10-20 drops of tincture which are taken first thing in the morning.