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EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA

Other Names:

Akar Pasak Bumi, Ali's Umbrella, Ali's Walking Stick, Batang Pasak Bumi, Canne d'Ali, Eurycoma, Eurycoma longifolia, Eurycoma Longifolia Jack, Eurycoma merguensis, Ginseng de Malaisie, Kayu Dali, Long Jack, Longjack, Malaysian Ginseng, Manotes A...
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EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Overview
EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Uses
EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Side Effects
EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Interactions
EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Dosing
EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Overview Information

Eurycoma longifolia is a tall, slender evergreen shrub-tree commonly found in Southeast Asia. Malaysian men claim that tea made from this plant improves their sexual abilities and virility. As a result, this plant is in such high demand that it is now considered a “protected” species.

The root and bark of Eurycoma longifolia are used for treating erectile dysfunction (ED), increasing interest in sex, male infertility, boosting athletic performance, body building, and reducing body fat. Eurycoma longifolia is also used for fever, malaria, ulcers, high blood pressure, tuberculosis, bone pain, cough, diarrhea, headache, syphilis, and cancer.

How does it work?

The root of Eurycoma longifolia contains several chemicals that have different effects in the body. Some of the chemicals seem to affect how the body produces the hormone testosterone. Research in animals and humans suggests it might increase testosterone in the body.

EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Possibly Effective for:

  • Male Infertility. Some evidence suggests that a specific oral Eurycoma longifolia supplement can improve the sperm quality of infertile men.

Insufficient Evidence for:

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Eurycoma longifolia for these uses.


EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Side Effects & Safety

Consuming eurycoma longifolia is POSSIBLY SAFE for men in amounts used for medicine.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of Eurycoma longifolia during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Interactions What is this?

We currently have no information for EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Interactions

EURYCOMA LONGIFOLIA Dosing

The appropriate dose of Eurycoma longifolia depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for Eurycoma longifolia. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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