Common Names: Catuaba , caramuru, catagu, catigu, catigua, chuchuhuasha, pau de reposta, or tatuaba
Botanical Name: Erythroxylum catuaba Syn. Trichilia catigua, Anemopaegma mirandum
Catuaba is a well known Brazilian aphrodisiac plant, noted for it’s ability to heighten sexual arousal and treat male sexual performance problems. Catuaba is an aphrodisiac that is used to treat impotence and prostatitis. It is also used to treat insomnia due to high blood pressure, anxiety, chronic mental and physical fatigue, forgetfulness and may help with skin cancer.