Principal Proposed Uses
- Impotence (Not Recommended)
Other Proposed Uses
What Is Yohimbe Used for Today?
Interactions You Should Know About
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- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 07/2012 -
- Update Date: 07/25/2012 -