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Popular Testosterone Boosters

Want To Boost Your Testosterone Level?

Almost every guy out there would like to have an increase in his testosterone level. Unless of course he is in his early 20’s when testosterone produced in the body is about as high as it gets.

We have heard about all sorts of testosterone boosters. Here we discuss a few of the more popular ones and talk a little bit about what they do.

Keep in mind that these are in no order of importance.

King Oyster

King Oyster is a type of a mushroom that contains several bioactive molecules. It appears as though King Oyster has the ability to boost our immune system, suppress the absorption of fatty acids as well as increase testosterone levels (potentially significantly).

Maca

Maca is a plant that is in the broccoli family and comes out of Peru. It has both aphrodisiac properties and hormonal boosting properties. It is often recommended to guys in training who want to boost their energy and overall motivation.

D-Aspartic Acid

D-AA actually goes to work on the central brain to release hormones into the body. Many users experience a significant boost in energy, power and motivation. They also experience an increased libido.

Horny Goat Weed

Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to boost testosterone and increase energy. It also appears to control cortisol levels (which rise when we are stressed). When our cortisol rises, our testosterone decreases.

DHEA

DHEA is actually something that the body produces naturally. However just as testosterone levels drop as we age, DHEA levels drop as well. These supplements are taken to turn into testosterone in the body, thus providing a boost to improve workouts and muscle mass.

Fenugreek

This herb is popular in India and many Arabic areas. Many weight trainers take Fenugreek to increase energy and testosterone, but also to raise insulin levels. This brings the benefit of building muscle mass faster.

Eurycoma Longifolia

This is a very popular testosterone booster. Many users state that they are able to reduce fat and increase muscle without making other changes to their routine. There has actually be quite a few studies done with regard to this herb and results seem to point to the ability to boost testosterone levels.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin for both men and women. In fact, there are many people who are deficient in this vitamin and might not even know it. A simple test from their doctor will let them know. In men, however if they are low in Vitamin D they are probably low in testosterone as well.

Tribulus Terrestris

This is another rather popular supplement among bodybuilders. Studies seem to indicate that tribulus can increase testosterone levels.

If you decide to try supplements, it is important to remember to also be sure to eat a diet that supports your weight training goals. Other things to think about include getting proper sleep, reducing stress and of course working muscles properly and effectively.

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.