Catuaba Bark within Herbalism

by Jason J. Duke - Owner/Artisan

Fresh Content: June 11, 2023 12:16

Catuaba bark refers to the several species of plants (Erythroxylum vacciniifolium, Erythroxylum catuaba, Tetragastris catuaba, Trichilia catigua, Anemopaegma arvense) where the bark of each is used similarly, interchangeably, and safely within herbalism as a moderate stimulant for reducing fatigue during physical and mental performance.

What to Know About Taking Catuaba Bark

Catuaba bark is a nerve tonic that stimulates the nerves of the body for strengthening both mental and physical performance during related activities of thinking and doing physical exercise.

Why Take Catuaba Bark?

Catuaba bark is used to strengthen cognition, promote the physical performance and contraction of muscles, and support intimacy. The antioxidants within catuaba bark maintain energy levels.

Herbalism uses Catuaba bark for the following benefits:

How Catuaba Bark Works with the Body and Diet

The various constituents in catuaba bark work together with the nervous system to stimulate and protect nerves.

The antioxidant flavonoid constituents within catuaba bark neutralize by-products-of-fatigue for increased duration of physical and cognitive performance.

Undesired Outcomes While Taking Catuaba Bark

As with many herbs, some undesirable outcomes may be encountered with catuaba bark such as digestive upset, sleeplessness, irritability, headache, and tension.

Some remedies for undesirable outcomes with catuaba bark are as follows:

Taking Catuaba Bark During Pregnancy and Lactation

No known harmful effect of taking the appropriate serving of catuaba bark with complete balanced meals during pregnancy and lactation. Consult a healthcare provider when adjusting lifestyle, exercise, diet, and supplementation.