Muira puama bark and root refers to the several species of plants (Lirosma cupana, Ptychopetalum olacoides, Croton echioides) where the bark of each is used similarly, interchangeably, and safely within herbalism as a moderate stimulant.
What to Know About Taking Muira Puama Bark and Root
Muira puama bark and root 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 Muira Puama Bark and Root?
Muira puama bark and root is used to strengthen cognition, promote the physical performance and contraction of muscles, and support intimacy.
Herbalism uses muira puama bark and root for the following benefits:
How Muira Puama Bark and Root Works with the Body and Diet
Undesired Outcomes While Taking Muira Puama Bark and Root
As with many herbs, some undesirable outcomes may be encountered with muira puama bark and root such as digestive upset, sleeplessness, irritability, headache, and tension.
Some remedies for undesirable outcomes with muira puama bark and root are as follows:
- Do not take muira puama bark and root on an empty stomach.
Take with complete balanced meals
- Do not take too much at once
- Divide your dosage up throughout the day
- Take the correct amount of muira puama bark and root daily
Taking Muira Puama Bark and Root During Pregnancy and Lactation
No known harmful effect of taking the appropriate serving of muira puama bark and root with complete balanced meals during pregnancy and lactation. Consult a healthcare provider when adjusting lifestyle, exercise, diet, and supplementation.