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A tryptamine alkaloid, the active chemical constituent of the medicinal herb Pausinystalia yohimbe: a stimulant and supposed aphrodisiac.
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Yohimbine is a mild MAOI with stimulant and aphrodisiac effects. It is sold as prescription medicine in pure form for the treatment of sexual dysfunction. Yohimbine was explored as a remedy for type 2 diabetes in animal and human models carrying polymorphisms of the α2A-adrenergic receptor gene.
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A plant alkaloid with alpha-2-adrenergic blocking activity. Yohimbine has been used as a mydriatic and in the treatment of ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION. It is also alleged to be an aphrodisiac.
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