Yohimbine HCL(98.0% Yohimbine HCL HPLC)--Vasodilator, Aphrodisiac.
1. Sources and Habitation
Yohimbe is a tall evergreen forest tree, reaching a height of 90
feet and width of 40 feet, native to southwestern Nigeria,
Cameroon, Gabon, and the Congo.
The material of commerce is collected in the wild in this same
region.Yohimbe bark consists of the dried bark of the trunk and
branches of Pausinystalia yohimbe (K. Schumann) Pierre ex Beille
[syn. Corynanthe yohimbi Schumann] [Fam. Rubiaceae] and its
preparations. The bark contains alkaloids. The main alkaloid is
2. Descriptions and Specifications of Product
Plant original: Pausinystalia yohimbe
Specifications: 98.0% Yohimbine HCL test by HPLC
Molecular Formula: C21H27ClN2O
CAS NO: 486-66-8
3. Indications and Uses
Yohimbine hydrochloride is indicated as a sympathicolytic and
mydriatic. It may have activity as an aphrodisiac.Impotence (not
able to have erections).The way yohimbine works is not known for
sure. It is thought, however, to work by increasing the body's
production of certain chemicals that help produce erections.
It does not work in all men who are impotent.New research that
shows it could be an herb with very effective antioxidant
Research shows it is a vasodilator, which means that it increases
blood flow to the extremities and appendages
4. Safety Concerns
Patients sensitive to rauwolfia alkaloids such as deserpidine,
rauwolfia serpentina, or reserpine may also be sensitive to
Yohimbine readily penetrates the (CNS) and produces a complex
pattern of responses in lower doses than those required to produce
peripheral alpha-adrenergic blockade. These include, antidiuresis,
a general picture of central excitation including elevation of
blood pressure and heart rate, increased motor activity,
nervousness, irritability and tremor. Sweating, nausea and vomiting
are common after parenteral administration of the drug. Also,
dizziness, headache skin flushing reported when used
orally.Generally, this drug is not proposed for use in females and
certainly must not be used during pregnancy. Neither is this drug
proposed for use in pediatric, geriatric or cardiorenal patients
with gastric or duodenal ulcer history. Nor should it be used in
conjunction with mood modifying drugs such as antidepressants , or
in psychiatric patients in general.
Renal diseases and patient's sensitive to the drug. In view of the
limited and inadequate information at hand, no precise tabulation
can be offered of additional contraindications.
It is important that your doctor check your progress at regular
visits to make sure that this medicine is working properly.
Use yohimbine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not use more
of it and do not use it more often than ordered. If too much is
used, the risk of side effects such as fast heartbeat and high
blood pressure is increased.
5. Dosage Information
The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients.
Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The
following information includes only the average doses of this
If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor
tells you to do so.The amount of medicine that you take depends on
the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take
each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time
you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you
are using the medicine.