Johimbina is a natural aphrodisiac which is a part of preworkout preparations. It can also be found in fat burners. The medical effect of this plant results from its ability to block certain receptors in the body, which increases the functionality of the sympathetic system, and consequently increases the secretion of hormones: adrenaline and noradrenaline.
Johimbina is a small tree with active ingredients in its bark. The medical effect is to block certain receptors in the body. Johimbin can increase mood, libido and sensitivity to tactile stimuli. The effects of yohimbine last for two to four hours.
Johimbine and its effects on the genital system
The most important properties of yohimbine are: increased noradrenaline levels, increased epinephrine secretion by adrenal glands, relaxation and dilatation of blood vessels. The alkaloids contained in yohimbine stimulate the center in the spinal cord, which is responsible for the proper potency. Yohimbine's job is to raise the mood.
Yohimbine hydrochloride can be effective in treating erectile dysfunction. However, it is not a traditional aphrodisiac. The plant improves male libido and well-being. However, taking drops of yohimbine hydrochloride requires a medical consultation, a prescription and an appropriate diet, otherwise side effects may occur.
Johimbine is a strong agent whose long-term use can have a negative impact on the body. Do not increase the dosage while taking yohimbine, as this may cause some discomfort. Johimbine is also used as a fat-removing agent. For this reason, yohimbine should not be treated as an aphrodisiac.
Johimbina - contraindications
Contraindications for the use of preparations with yohimbine are all heart diseases, thyroid disease, hypertension, ulcers of the stomach and duodenum. It is not recommended to combine preparations with yohimbine with thyramine, a compound that increases blood pressure. The reaction that can arise from mixing these substances makes the side effects much worse. Red meat, wine, fish, chocolate and yellow cheese are not recommended when taking yohimbine. Non-compliance with the recommendations may cause unpleasant side effects such as: excessive agitation, nervousness, accelerated heart rate, increased sweating, increased blood pressure, hallucinations, dizziness, muscle tremor.