Yohimbe is the new energy drink on the block which claims to be different from others available in the market. It tastes less harsh than other drinks of the same kind. It is a mood enhancer. The difference it claims about is with the presence of 200 milligrams of Yohimbe in every bottle of the drink. Yohimbe is an extract, which is derived from the bark of the West African Corynanthe Yohimbe tree. Yohimbe is an evergreen tree found in Zaire, Cameroon, and Gabon. The bark of Yohimbe has a chemical called Yohimbine. It is used by natives of these places for centuries as an aphrodisiac and to enhance sexual prowess.

Yohimbe energy drink also contains vitamins B-12, B-6 and taurine. It is said to be a drink that helps in muscle recovery, betterment of mood and rejuvenation as a whole. The best part is that it does not have any harsh stimulants. It is currently being distributed to South Florida convenience stores, gas stations, bars and restaurants. Its makers are planning to spread in the whole U.S. market soon. Other attraction of this drink is its cool packaging. It comes in an 8.4-ounce can.

Some users may feel drowsy or dizzy after having this drink. In such condition, it is advisable to be careful while driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. They must be also careful while changing position, as it is more likely to cause dizziness in such conditions.

Users who are suffering from kidney disease, peptic ulcer, depression, psychiatric condition or heart disease must avoid this drink as Yohimbe could worsen their condition. Women should avoid this drink especially if they are pregnant or are breast-feeding as Yohimbe could endanger the child or could affect uterus. It might also poison the unborn child. It is not meant for children.

Yohimbe is used to arouse sexual excitement, treat erectile dysfunction and other sexual problems by Africans for ages. It is also used to make medicine to serve same purpose. So, this energy drink should be taken in moderation. Though it has no harsh stimulants, Yohimbe in it could affect some users adversely. Too much of this drink could elevate level of Yohimbe in the body and could result in harmful effects. Some users may suffer from fast or pounding heartbeats. It can further lead to elevated blood pressure or hallucinations.