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Alternative Names

Bois de la Puissance Sexuelle, Bois de la Puissance, Muira-Puama, Marapuama, Muirapuama, Ptychopetali lignum, Potency Wood

Scientific Name

Ptychopetalum Olacoides

Why Do People Use Muira Puama?

The oral preparations of Ptychopetalum olacoides (Muria puama), like muria puama powder, are used as an aphrodisiac and also for preventing sexual dysfunctions. Muira Puama is also utilized orally for dyspepsia, as a nerve stimulant, for rheumatism, menstrual irregularities, a general tonic, paralysis caused by poliomyelitis and as an appetite stimulant. Topically - Muria puama is applied to the skin in order to treat rheumatism, as an aphrodisiac and muscle paralysis. When muria puama is mixed with other herbs, it is thought to be an effective remedy for sexual impotence.

Is It Safe To Use?

About muira puama safety, there is less authentic information available. Avoid Using in Pregnancy and Lactation - Muira puama powder should be avoided by pregnant and breastfeeding females because there is less authentic and unreliable information available and if necessary then should be utilized after recommendation of your health advisor.

How Effective Is Muira Puama?

Not known.

How Muira Puama Works?

The most effective parts of Ptychopetalum olacoides are it roots and wood. No constituent in muira puama has proved to have pronounced physiological activity.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Muira Puama?

No side effects have been reported due to the consumption of muira puama.

How Muira Puama Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Muira Puama Interacts With Drugs?

Muira puama powder doesn’t interact with any drug.

How Muira Puama Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Muira Puama Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Muira Puama Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

The information available in this regard is scarce.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Muira Puama?

ORAL Generally, muira puama is utilized as water extract within the range of 1 to 2 mL, 2 to 3 times in a whole day. The drops number suggested may vary between different products. The labeling on one product says one dropperful equals 1 mL and have 500 mg muira puama. Some other products do not identify the active ingredient concentration. Because of alcohol shake well before using. TOPICAL No typical dosage of Muira Puama.


Previously, Acanthea virilis and Liriosma ovata were each thought to be the basic spurce of muira puama.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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