Tongkat Ali, Malaysian Ginseng Scientific:
Eurycoma Longifolia Uses:
Tongkat Ali is small tree that has been very popular in Malaysia as a traditional aphrodisiac it is now on the "protected plant list" due to over harvesting
. It can be found in South East rainforest areas such as Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. For centuries it has been used as an aphrodisiac and relief for a variety of ailments from post partum to anti-malarial, anti-ulcer, anti-pyretic, cytotoxic, and just becoming known in 2004 in North America for its amazing! aphrodisiac properties. In men it is known for assisting in super firm erections.
Becoming more and more popular for it's aphrodisiac properties for both men and women. Studies to date have only been done on animals. There are promising studies done with Tongkat Ali in the areas anti-cancer, thermogenic/energy and fertility.
CONSTITUENTS/Properties; quassinoids - eurycomanone, eurycomanol, eurycomalactone; various canthine-6-one alkaloids .