While you should always check with a doctor before taking supplements, some supplements have potential health benefits and may be worth considering. Eurycoma longifolia is native to South East Asia and sometimes called Malaysian ginseng or Tongkat Ali. Preliminary research has shown a variety of potential benefits from this plant, although further research is necessary to verify these benefits and determine the best potential dosage.
May Improve Mood
This herbal medicine may help improve the mood of those who take it, potentially decreasing confusion, anger, and tension. It appears to increase testosterone levels and limit cortisol, which may be at least partially responsible for these effects.
May Help Increase Muscle Mass
If Malaysian ginseng increases testosterone levels, this could theoretically help increase muscle mass and limit body fat. Typically, testosterone levels drop as people age, combining with other factors to result in people having higher levels of body fat …