what is tongkat ali
Also known as Eurycoma Longifolia, Long Jack, Pasak Bumi and Malaysian Ginseng. The herb is a slim and slender tree that grows along the hills of the rainforests of Southeastern Asia. In Malay means “Ali’s Walking Stick”. The tree can grow up to about 12 meters in height. Unlike most trees, the root grows straight into the deep ground penetrating into the soil to obtain its nutrients. The active ingredients are compound and concentrated in the roots of the herb.
The documented use of this herb dates back more than two century, have been used in traditional medicinal recipes for men and women as aphrodisiac, promote and improve health, increase strength and libido. Natives of Riau, use this herb to the treatment of malaria.
Eurycoma Longifolia was scientifically studied till to-date in Malaysia universities. The roots contain beneficial compounds with strong antioxidants which slow down aging process. The herb also contains other phytochemical that are anti-malarial, anti-cancerous and anti-viral. The roots have been proven to be twice as potent against fevers as aspirin. In traditional Malay families, senior folks consume tong kat ali brews to combat high blood pressure and lower cholesterol level.
Clinical studies conducted on mice showed male mice that were given the herb became more interested sexually in female mice. They also became more aware of their surroundings and in grooming themselves. Other experiments conducted show that this herb has the potential of increasing fertility and the sperm count by increasing the quality, quantity, and mobility of the sperm.
An article written by a member of the Medicinal Plants Research Group at in West Java, Tongkat Ali is a popular herb used to enhance energy, strength, vitality, loss of sexual desire and impotence. It was also use to relief pain (headaches, stomach pain), fever, mouth ulcers, intestinal worms, wounds, sexual diseases, skin infections, high blood and diabetes.
Testosterone is a male hormone that can be found in both men and women. But it is more of the male characteristics. Usually, at age 30, blood levels of testosterone start to decline slowly. If testosterone declines in a man’s body, his muscles, energy, and libido begin to decrease. Men who smoke and drink alcohol excessively lose testosterone faster than those who don’t.
Male hormones or testosterone stimulates metabolism, promotes fat burning, increases red blood cells and muscle growth.
Tongkat Ali is known to boost performance, stamina, and muscle mass in bodybuilding. In a clinical study conducted with a group of men, half the male was given this herb to consume while the other half were not. During a few weeks of the physical training program, the men who consume the herbs experienced greater muscle mass gain, stamina, and strength. There were also a growing number of Asian athletes and bodybuilders whom are using this herb as an androgen booster to improve muscle size and enhance their sports performance.
Hence, this herb is beneficial to men aged over 50 especially in supporting a healthy testosterone level.
Testosterone and libido
The sexual desire of both men and women is related to their level of testosterone. Women produce more estrogen and less testosterone. About 2% of testosterone flows freely through your body system and is responsible for ignition of your libido. Just like estrogen, testosterone plays an important role in a man’s physical development and maturity of the male sex organs. Its secondary characteristics include enlarging of the larynx, growth of facial and body hair, and sexual characteristics.
This herb does not take effect immediately and is able to enhance testosterone if taken regularly and takes effects gradually after a period of time. You should be able to feel the result within 1 to 2 weeks if use without any interruption.
Who should use this?
More often used to treat male infertility. The herb is recommended to those who want to increase sex drive, testosterone, couple planning to have children, ease mild discomfort, pain in back and joint, relieve heat in inner body and stress.
Vitroman Tongkat Ali-100 (For man only) supplement uses the latest extraction technology in order to obtain the purity and retain the active components – Quassinoids. It is purely 100% without other herbs mix thus it is concentrated and could achieve desired results effectively. It is for men who need a raise in their testosterone, libido, vigor and sexual performance, strength, and stamina.
How to use:
Consume 1 capsule in morning and at night, 1/2 hour before meal or bed. Adjust dosage if necessarily. Do not exceed 4 capsule daily.
**Effects are felt gradually after a period of time. Optimal results should be felt within one to two weeks of uninterrupted use.