Tongkat Ali has been used for many years especially for its aphrodisiac and energy boosting qualities. It has several other local names including Pasak Bumi and Tung Saw and is also known by some people as herbal viagra because of its well-known abilities to improve sexual dysfunction.
After age thirty, most men begin to experience a gradual decline in testosterone levels, if testosterone levels fall below 250 ng/dL this is diagnosed as low testosterone (Hypoandrogenism). Tongkat ali extract is commonly used by men suffering from Hypoandrogenism to increase the natural production of testosterone, May help by reversing the symptoms of low testosterone.
The root of Tongkat Ali has been used to increase testosterone levels for a very long time indeed. It contains chemical compounds that studies have repeatedly shown can increase testosterone levels.
Tongkat ali may lower stress hormones in your body, decrease anxiety , and improve mood.
Tongkat ali is often claimed to boost athletic performance and increase muscle mass.
Depending on your initial testosterone level and how well you respond to tongkat ali extract it can take from one to three weeks for a sufferer of Hypoandrogenism to fully feel the positive effects of their tongkat ali.
Tongkat Ali powdered form or whole root directions for use: The traditional preparation is to infuse one tablespoon of root into a 1 cup of water. Bring to a rapid boil then simmer for 10 min. Then strain and enjoy your tea. I would start out with one teaspoon and work my way up to a table spoon.
Do not exceed 200 milligrams (mgs) a day, or excessive energy may occur, which can affect sleep. Hence, if you stick to the recommended dosage of 100-200mgs a day, there Should be no side effects.