What is Yohimbe bark extract?

Yohimbe bark extract is obtained from the bark of the yohimbe tree, an evergreen tree native to Western Africa. Yohimbe Bark Extract is recognized by many as a naturally-occurring aphrodisiac. It is becoming more and more popular because of its many roles. It can help support healthy libido, and also has been shown to decrease fat synthesis in the body by increasing fatty acid mobilization.Yohimbe bark extract and its active ingredient, yohimbine, are presented to the CSWG as part of a review of botanicals being used as dietary supplements in the United States.Yohimbe bark extract is traditionally said to cause occasional skin flushing, piloeretion (body hair standing up), painful urination, genital pain, reduced appetite, agitation, dizziness, headache, irritability, nervousness, tremors, or insomnia.