Overview

Eurycoma longifolia is a tall, slender evergreen shrub-tree commonly found in Southeast Asia where it is a protected species. The root and bark are sometimes used as medicine.

Eurycoma longifolia is used for erectile dysfunction (ED), increasing sexual desire in healthy people, treating conditions in a man that prevent him from getting a woman pregnant within a year of trying to conceive (male infertility), and boosting athletic performance, but there is no good scientific evidence to support most of these uses.

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.

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