Aphrodisiacs stimulate the activity of individual organs or tissues, or whole organism. The most common substances of plant origin include primarily the caffeine in tea leaves and coffee seeds and which stimulates the central nervous system, and through it tones the entire body, it acts as emictory. Greatly stimulates the central nervous system from the seeds of the strychnine strophanthus, causing a general rise of all vital functions, worsening vision, hearing, pain and increasing the activity of the heart, digestive and respiration. Camphor from camphor laurel, larch and some other plants stimulates the activity of the heart and respiration. Similarly act synthetic kordiamin and korazol. Alkaloid of ephedrine from horsetail ephedra causes stimulation of the sympathetic nervous and cardiovascular systems. Its synthetic analogue of amphetamine is used against fatigue, it concentrates attention, hearing and sight.
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