Sunday, July 16, 2017

Muira puama (Marapuama, Potency Wood) is a traditionally used aphrodisiac and nerve tonic in the Brazil region.

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According to

"The recommended oral dose of muira puama appears to be 1000-1500mg of a 4:1 concentrated extract (equivalent to 4,000-6,000mg of the basic extract). It is unsure if this is the optimal dose or whether it needs to be taken with a meal.

100-300mg/kg appears to be the active range for anti-stress and anxiolytic effects in rats, which converts to an estimated human equivalent of:
  • 1,100-3,300mg for a 150lb person
  • 1,500-4,400mg for a 200lb person
  • 1,800-5,500mg for a 250lb person
These are currently the recommended intakes as the higher end of the recommendation is similar to what is recommended to humans that appears to be effective."

3.1. Erectile Properties

One study conducted in men using 1000-1500 mg of a 4:1 extract of Muira Puama noted that 51% of respondents reported an improvement in erectile function after 2 weeks of usage.[9]


Muira puama - Scientific Review on Usage, Dosage, Side Effects ...

Muira puama (Marapuama, Potency Wood) is a traditionally used aphrodisiac and nerve tonic in the Brazil region. ... The recommended oral dose of muira puama appears to be 1000-1500mg of a 4:1 concentrated extract (equivalent to 4,000-6,000mg of the basic extract).

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