Saturday, 18 June 2011

Benefit of Tongkat Ali

The Source of All Things Healty

Much more than an aphrodisiac, Tongkat ali is has the ability to heal, prevent, control common ailments as well as deadly diseases for a more youthful, energetic and vibrant life even as you age. The benefits contained in this powerful roots are only just beginning to be discovered by modern science. Numerous studies and much research has been carried out by various body and organizations. It provides holistic balance and enhances all aspects of your life leaving you with a new found sense of well – being. Over the years pharmacological evaluations on the various of the compounds obtained from this plant show that Tongkat Ali exhibits antimalarial, antiulcer, antihypertensive, antitumor, antiparasitic and antipyretic abilities. It is found to lower blood pressure, reduces blood sugar in diabetic and is used in the treatment of rhinitis, asthma, and stomach disorder( Wan Hassan, 2007)      

Cancer Prevention Alkaloids

Researchers in America and Japan reported some that some plant chemicals in the group of quassinoid and alkaloids found in the Tongkat Ali Extraction  have the effect of inhibiting the growth of cancer cells such as breast cancer cells, colon cancer cells and leukemia. This is due to its aability to inhibit the chain reaction of free radicals harmful to the body. The effect of quassinoid (1-6) from E. longifolia were tested in vitro on anti tumor promoting, antischistosomal and plasmodicidal (Jiwajinda 2002) and for antiulcer activities(Mitsunaga 1994).   

Idiopathic Infertility in Men

Tongkat Ali water extract increases sperm concentration, percentage of progressive sperm and motility rate, thus increasing quality and quantity of sperm and fertility rate. A recent retrospective human study on 75 men with idiopathic infertility showed that treatment with 200mg per day of Tongkat Ali water extract improved main seminal parameters sucha as sperm concentration and morphologically normal sperm by 65% and 95% respectively (Tambi MIM, Imran MK Paper, 2009). Another study with 14 healthy males suggested it increased fat free mass, reduced body fat and increased muscle strength and size (Hamzah SH Yusof A in Br J Sports Med, 2003)

Athletic Performance and Stamina

The testosterone boost  gives individuals the added ‘extra’to engage in prolonged athletic activities and regenerates tired muscles faster. Tongkat Ali extract increases body composition and muscle strength (and size) and has been proven to be suitable for intense strength training programs. Effect of Eurycoma Longifolia extract on anabolic balance during endurance exercise. Talbott, S., Talbott, J. Negrete, J. Jones, M. Nicholas, M. and Roza, J. Supplement Watch, Inc. (2007). In a study carried out by the Supplement Watch and Wicked Sport Nutrition, 50mg water – soluble standardized extract od E. Longifolia was administered to 30 male athletes, recruited from a 24 hour mountain biking event. The extract was shown to maintain normal level of cortisol (low) and testosteronce (high) thus promoting overall anabolic hormonal state versus a catabolic state.

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