Along with Muria Puama, Catuaba is one of the most famed male potency tonics in Brazil. The liquid extracts and infusions of the bark of this small tree are well noted to promote sexual abilities, but difficult to find clinical documentation of this. Many references report that It is used for impotence, agitation, nervousness, poor memory, insomnia, hypochondria. It is most often quoted in literature, said to increase libido in men and women, but is traditionally found to be more effective on men. Should not be used to excess. Famous Brazilian-made libido tonics. Long used by the Tuipi tribes of Brazilian Amazon and now exported world wide for use, the medium sized tree has moved from the jungle now into onto a world wide stage.