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yohimbine

[yō′him‚bīn]
(pharmacology)
C21H26N2O3 An alkaloid derived from plants that is a weak blocker of alpha-adrenergic receptors, used as a mydriatic and in the treatment of impotence.
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There have been recent claims that Yohimbe may be effective against type 2 diabetes and relieve fatigue symptoms in HIV patients.
The study also found that 78 percent of yohimbe exposures occurred in children of ages six or older, with one reported death and 1.3 percent cases being deemed serious.
Regarding weight loss, there are a few studies that suggest yohimbe may have a positive physiological effect on fat burning, but the research uses high-quality extracts that may be difficult for consumers to find.
For instance, yohimbe, an African tree bark extract marketed as a dietary supplement, can cause elevated blood pressure or panic attacks.
The chemical is also an ingredient in the herbal supplement yohimbe bark.
* Avoid taking these supplements, identified by the Consumers Union as being linked by clinical reports or case reports to serious side effects: aconite, bitter orange, chaparral, colloidal silver, coltsfoot, comfrey, country mallow, germanium, greater celandine, kava, lobelia and yohimbe.
Segun lo referido por Lorenzo et al (17), el llamado <<extasis vegetal>> es una mezcla de plantas medicinales entre las que se encuentran sustancias como cafeina, nuez moscada, guarana, te, efedra, pasiflora, ginkgo o ginseng, kava-kava, damiana, salvia de los adivinos o yohimbe, todas con propiedades estimulantes del sistema nervioso central y algunas alucinogenas, cuya comercializacion ha estado mas extendida en Espana, vendidas a traves de internet.
* Avoid these supplements, which have been linked by clinical reports or case reports to serious side effects: aconite, bitter orange, chaparral, colloidal silver, coltsfoot, comfrey, country mallow, germanium, greater celandine, kava, lobelia and yohimbe.
A Yohimbe, derived from a tree native to western Africa, has been used as a folk remedy for erectile dysfunction (ED).
Another point of distinction: its innovative "kegged cocktails." The 10 kegged cocktails available include the Booty Collins, priced at $11.50, made with green tea-infused Absolut Vodka, passion fruit and yohimbe (an herb said to have aphrodisiac properties).
Q I have been taking the herbal supplement yohimbe for impotence problems, but I have heard that it might interact negatively with high blood pressure medications.
Sorption of Cr(VI) from wastewaters has been recently emphasized by the use of various sorbent materials such as activated carbon [5,8-10], biogas residual slurry [11], boehmite [12], used tyres and sawdust [13], chitosan [2], sphagnum moss peat [14], Mg-Al-C[O.sub.3] hydrotalcite [15], bauxite [16], polymer material [17], leaf mould [18], grape stalks and yohimbe bark [19] and modified flax shive [20].