Tongkat Ali or Eurycoma longifolia Jack (ELJ), which contains quassinoids such as eurycomalacton, eurycomanon, and eurycomanol, has been reported to have aphrodisiac properties which are known to increase testosterone levels in men.
But unknown to many, Tongkat ali has several other health benefits and which can be found on LJ100® of NHR Science. The benefits of LJ100® come from the herbal extract, Tongkat Ali roots. The health benefits outlined below are backed by clinical trials conducted in men and women of different ages and the results are outstanding.
SEX & LIBIDO
Known as a testosterone enahncer, and by far the most popular benefit of tongkat ali, is Backed by 16 human clinical studies to naturally restores normal healthy testosterone levels by increasing the rate of “free” testosterone from its binding hormone, sex-hormone-binding-globulin (SHBG).
SPORTS & ENDURANCE
Clinial study proved the ergogenic effects of tongkat ali. Taking LJ100® have increased fat free mass, reduced body fat, and increased muscle strength and size. It also enhanced handgrip strength, flexibility, muscular endurance and muscle size gain in middle-aged women during a strength training program. Overall, LJ100® supplementation counteracted the age-related decline in physical functions.
HEALTHY AGING FOR MEN & WOMEN
In a study conducted, taking LJ100® resulted in significant increases in total and free testosterone concentrations and muscular force in men and women. Majority of volunteers showed showing improvement in sexual, physical, psychology, vasomotor domain and HDL Cholesterol. Volunteers who had type 2 diabetes showed improvement in blood glucose levels. Profiles of vital body functions: blood profile, lipid profile (including triglycerides and cholesterol), liver function, renal function, electrolytes, various tumor markers including PSA were all within normal range.
“Andropause,” is a condition marked and exacerbated by a slow but steady decline in endogenous testosterone production. Low testosterone levels give rise to several health issues.
In a clinical study, the oldest volunteer, age 52, achieved a 70% increase in testosterone after LJ100® consumption, peaking at 765 ng/dl at the study’s conclusion.
WEIGHT LOSS & MOOD
LJ100® is a powerful adaptogen, works by reducing cortisol, the stress hormone. A clinical study indicated that daily supplementation of LJ100® improves stress hormone profile and certain mood state parameters, suggesting that this “ancient” remedy may be an effective approach to shielding the body from the detrimental effects of “modern” chronic stress, which may include general day-to-day stress, as well as the stress of dieting, sleep deprivation, and exercise training.
LJ100® is made of Tongkat Ali (also known as Eurycoma longifolia), which is sustainably harvested from the rainforests of Malaysia. It has been named one of the top 100 botanicals by the Malaysian government, which has acknowledged that the herb has valuable medicinal values that are indigenous to this region.