Without doubt it exerts an anaphrodisiac action, on account of which the illustrious Linnæus called it the “drink of eunuchs.”
In Concan the juice of the leaves is given mixed with food to animals in heat, for its anaphrodisiac action.
anaphrodisiac an·aph·ro·dis·i·ac (ān-āf'rə-dĭz'ē-āk')
Of, relating to, or characteristic of anaphrodisia.
Repressing or destroying sexual desire.