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Damiana (Turnera Ulmifolia/Ramgoat Dashalong))

SKU: 024
$2.25Price
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  • Damiana Tunera Ulmifolia, also known as Ramgoat Dashalong, is a small shrub that is native to tropical regions of the Americas. Like Damiana (Turnera diffusa), it has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine for its medicinal properties. It's an adaptogen, slightly euphoric, and the leaves have a calming on the nervous system, and may help to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. It is also traditionally used as a natural aphrodisiac, and is said to enhance libido and performance. The plant is also sometimes smoked or brewed as a tea for its mood-enhancing effects.

     

    In addition to its medicinal properties, it is sometimes used as a culinary herb. The leaves have a slightly bitter, herbal flavor and are often used to flavor teas, tinctures, and other herbal preparations. 

     

    Overall, Ramgoat Dashalong (Damiana ulmifolia) is a valuable and versatile plant that offers a wide range of potential health benefits. Whether you are looking to improve your mood, enhance your libido, or simply enjoy a cup of herbal tea.

     

    Read more about damiana here.

    15 seeds per pack

    • Climate: Damiana thrives in warm, humid environments and is typically grown in tropical or subtropical regions. It can be grown in USDA Hardiness Zones 9 to 11. Lower zones will need to bring the plant indoors during the fall and winter.

    • Soil: Damiana prefers well-draining, sandy soil that is rich in organic matter. It does not tolerate waterlogged soil or standing water.

    • Light: Damiana requires full sun to partial shade. It can grow in areas with dappled shade, but it will not thrive in full shade.

    • Water: Damiana requires moderate watering. It prefers consistently moist soil, but it should not be watered to the point of saturation.

    • Fertilizer: Damiana does not require heavy fertilization. A light application of balanced fertilizer in the spring can help to promote healthy growth.

    • Maintenance: Damiana requires minimal maintenance. It should be pruned in the spring to promote healthy growth and shape the plant.

    • Soak the seeds in warm water for 24 hours. This will help to soften the seed coat and improve germination rates.

    • Fill a small pot or seed tray with a well-draining potting mix. The pot should have drainage holes to allow excess water to drain away.

    • Sow the seeds on the surface of the soil, spacing them about 1 inch apart. Lightly press the seeds into the soil, but do not cover them completely.

    • Mist the soil with water to keep it moist. Do not allow the soil to dry out completely.

    • Place the pot in a warm, bright location or on a heat mat. Damiana requires full sun to partial shade to germinate.

    • Germination should occur between 4 to 6 weeks depending on the conditions. Once the seedlings have emerged, remove the weaker ones to leave only the strongest seedlings.

    • Water the seedlings regularly, but do not overwater them. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings.

    • Transplant the seedlings into larger pots once they have grown to a height of about 4 inches. Damiana prefers well-draining soil and can be grown in a pot or in the ground.

    • Once the seedlings have become established, provide regular care and maintenance to ensure healthy growth. This includes pruning, fertilization, and regular watering.

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