Damiana Leaf Powder

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Damiana is known as Mexican holly in Mexico, where the powdered herb is used to make a liquor for mixing margaritas. It was also an ingredient in Pemberton's French Wine Coca, a 19th century precursor to the original formula for Coca Cola.

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approximate cups to one pound9
plant part usedleaf

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsKeep in a sealed container away from heat, bright light and humidity.
appearance & aromaLight green and powdery, without remarkable aroma.


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cosmeticUse to make skin powders and poultices. May also be infused in carrier oil.

flavor profile

damiana leaf

The bitter flavor is improved by pairing with more palatable herbs like peppermint or ginger.

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what else you should know

damiana leaf

Damiana is a member of the passion flower family and is native to the Gulf of Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean and South Africa.

In Mexico, where the herb is known as Mexican holly, damiana is a key component of an alcoholic beverage that is considered to be the country’s traditional liquor. The shape of the bottle it is distributed in is designed to represent an Incan Goddess, and the brew is touted as the original used in the first margarita ever made. Damiana was also an ingredient in the original Coca Cola formula.

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