Yohimbe bark has traditionally been used in Africa as an aphrodisiac (to increase sexual desire). The herb is currently used for sexual dysfunction, including erectile dysfunction in men. As a dietary supplement, the dried bark of the yohimbe tree is used as a tea and taken by mouth. An extract of the bark is also put into capsules and tablets. Yohimbe extract is a natural supplement that provides a number of medicinal benefits including promoting targeted fat burning.The Yohimbe tree bark has been used since antiquity to treat ailments such as fevers, coughs, and even leprosy.