Overview

Safed musli is a rare herb from India. It is used in traditional systems of medicine including Ayurveda, Unani, and homeopathy.

People use safed musli for athletic performance, obesity, erectile dysfunction (ED), and other conditions. But there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

This plant species is now a threatened species worldwide due to overharvesting.

How does it work ?

Safed musli contains chemicals that might have effects in the body. Research in animals shows it might decrease swelling (inflammation). Animal research also shows that it might increase sexual activity and might possibly have effects similar to testosterone. But this research is preliminary. There is no reliable research in people.

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