|Brand names||Aphrodyne, Prowess Plain, Yocon|
Yohimbine is an indole alkaloid that is present in the bark of the yohimbe tree (Pausinystalia yohimbe) and Rauwolfia serpentina. It is an alpha-2 adrenergic receptor antagonist, although it also binds to various other receptor sites. It has antidiuretic effects (which means it reduces urine output), stimulant-type effects (e.g., increased blood pressure, alertness and heart rate) and anxiety-provoking effects. It is usually used for its aphrodisiac effects.
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