The ancient Mesoamerican natives, especially the Mayans, made regular use of this medicinal plant. The scientific name "Turnera aphrodisiaca" refers to William Turner, a 16th century English physician who cataloged it for the first time. MEDICINAL PROPERTIES: Sexual stimulant, stimulant central nervous system, lungs, antibacterial, respiratory diseases, bronchitis, flu, cough, urinary infections, cystitis, kidney infections, kidney stones, provides energy to the body, exhaustion, depression, astringent, laxative, etc. EXTERNAL USE: Warts, healing, analgesic, fangiritis, stomatitis, alopecia due to seborrhea, etc. TOXICITY: Abortive properties. It is not recommended for use without the consent of your doctor. 1/2 oz.