What is Eurycoma Longifolia or Tongkat ali?

Eurycoma longifolia-
The Tongkat Ali Wonder Plant

Eurycoma longifolia (also known by the name tongkat ali, pasak bumi, or longjack) is a elegant and beautiful flowering plant that belongs to the scientific family Simaroubaceae. It is native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and can also occasionally be found in Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos.

tongkat ali from malaysia

Tongkat ali from Malaysia and Southeast Asia

It has many different names in the native regions where it is grown and many of these names refer to the medicinal properties of the plant or the extreme bitterness of the bark and leaves when consumed raw. Today the most common name for this plant is Tongkat Ali, and it is known as a wonder drug for treating testosterone imbalances in men and sometimes in women.

Tongkat Ali has gained popularity as a treatment options for treating low testosterone levels because it has far fewer side effects than most of the prescription drugs and supplements that are used today. It is now grown in areas outside its native habitat for use in supplements, but much of the world’s supply of Tongkat Ali still comes from the Malaysia and Indonesia area.

Though there is still much to learn about Eurycoma longifolia and all that it has to offer us, there are still many benefits that this wonder plant has to offer us.

To read studies done and learn more about eurycoma longifolia, click here.

Also, check out this video from Dr. Oz.


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