from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A drug consisting of the leaves of certain Mexican plants, species of Turnera, chiefly T. microphylla and T. diffusa, and Bigelovia veneta, supposed to have tonic and stimulant properties.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A Mexican drug, used as an aphrodisiac.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Turnera diffusa, an American passifloraceous shrub whose leaves were traditionally used for relaxation by indigenous peoples.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word damiana.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.