Tongkat Ali, also known as Long Jack and Malaysian ginseng, is a shrubby tree native to Southeast Asia, Malaysia and Indonesia. One of the most popular herbs in Malaysia, the root has been used as a general tonic herb to support a healthy stress response and to support normal temperature fluctuations, circulation and intestinal health.* It is best-known for its use to support athletic performance, libido, reproductive function and healthy aging.*
Tongkat Ali is classified by herbalists as an adaptogen and anabolic. It supports healthy male reproductive function and normal fertility, including sperm motility, semen production, libido, erectile function, normal testosterone levels and function.* It also promotes muscle strength and stamina.*
Uses of Tongkat Ali
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