Damiana Liqueur: Herbal Aphrodisiac or Urban Legend?

Before departing on a recent trip to La Paz, Mexico, I heard about a mythical spirit called damiana liqueur.Always interested in herbal remedies and tinctures, I was eager to taste and learn more about this liqueur made from the damiana plant that grows well in Baja California Sur’s desert climate. It’s said that the damiana plant has certain medicinal properties. Locals sip the liqueur either neat or mixed in cocktails to cure ailments such as stress, insomnia, and aches and pains. But its most sensational claim is that this sweet, herbal liqueur is an aphrodisiac. I knew I wanted to taste it for myself.

Read Jill’s story at Chilled Magazine.

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