Discover Why Herbolab Is the Tongkat Ali Expert

8,621 men like you are already using our tongkat ali to restore their manliness. Will you be one of them?

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We guys like things simple so let me cut straight to the chase.

You found this website because you are looking for a solution to a problem. And the problem looks like any of the following (or a combination of them):

  • Your erections are not as hard as they used to be
  • Your sex drive is not as good as it used to be
  • Sex doesn’t feel as good as it used to feel
  • You kill yourself in the gym but you are not getting the results you used to get

But don’t you worry my friend, you are not alone. In fact, every man alive will see their “good days” slowly slip away. The question is how soon will the decay start to happen, and what will you do to prevent it from happening.

Let me tell you a quick story:

On a beautiful late spring afternoon, twenty-five years ago, two young men graduated from the same college. They were very much alike, these two young men. Both had been better than average students, both were healthy, fit and pretty good looking. Recently, these two men returned to college for their 25th reunion. Both were married. Both had three children. And both had similar career success. But there was a difference. One of the men is overweight and look well past 60, the other is still fit and has nothing to envy to George Clooney.

What Made the Difference?

Have you ever wondered, as I have, what makes this kind of difference in people’s lives? It isn’t always in the genes. It isn’t that one person wants to be and feel young and the other doesn’t.

The difference lies in what each person has done to take charge of their manhood and avoid the pass of time to steal it from them. The difference is that one of them knows the secret component that makes men manly: testosterone.

Testosterone production naturally declines with age, there is nothing you can do to completely stop it. After the age of 25, testosterone levels in men begin to decline at an average of 1.25% per year. And given enough time the signs of low testosterone will start to show, leaving you yearning for how you used to be when you where 25.

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Testosterone Is the Key To Sexual Power

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Boosting Free Testosterone is the ultimate anti-aging formula. Testosterone helps increase a mans sex drive, produce bigger harder erections, preserves muscle strength and mass, helps with a youthful appearance and sperm production.

Testosterone decline with age is completely natural, the problem we have today is that men suffer from all-time low testosterone levels due to stress, poor health and awful diets. You see, men’s testosterone levels in 2014 range from 270 – 1070 ng/dL. 100 years ago men’s testosterone levels were between 800-2000 ng/dL! The virility of men nowadays it’s at an all-time low, and testosterone levels are decreasing even faster.

If you are suffering from the signs of the aging male, I have good news for you: a supplement called tongkat ali is clinically proven to give men another chance to feel young again.

Imagine Feeling Younger Again

Wouldn’t be great to produce testosterone at the rate you did when you were 25?

It was at that point of age when you felt life was at its peak, full of energy, sex drive and… hard spontaneous erections. So if all comes down to testosterone, what can you do to increase it?

Well you can increase your testosterone by lifestyle changes (sports, better diet, less stress and better sleep) and supplementation.

Tongkat ali is the most established supplement to increase testosterone naturally. Tongkat ali comes from a tree that grows in Southeast Asia and has been used for centuries to combat the symptoms of low testosterone in men. In fact, tongkat ali is known as nature’s most potent aphrodisiac and testosterone booster.

.Feeling younger
Good morning, I’m in the second cycle of use. I noticed that by taking three capsules once a day, libido appears stronger after a few hours. After the fourth day of the first cycle, I had sex three times a night, a few hours apart, something that had never happened, and I have 33 years. I’m in the second cycle, I hope that the results remain. Thank you!
– John, US

How Does Tongkat Ali Extract Increase Testosterone?

Testosterone is regulated in your body by the pituitary and hypothalamus glands. These two glands produce the signals that tell Leydig and other testosterone-synthesizing cells to stop testosterone production when a certain level of testosterone is reached.

To increase the amount of testosterone in their blood, many people use testosterone agonist (anabolic steroids) or hormone replacement therapy, which basically involves injecting testosterone or testosterone agonist into the bloodstream. This method has many side effects, though, as they cause negative feedback of the pituitary and hypothalamus glands, which keep sending signals to your testes to stop production although they are not producing any because the hormones are being injected. This results in atrophy of the testicles.

Tongkat ali increases testosterone levels, but it is not a testosterone agonist (such as anabolic steroids). Instead, tongkat ali acts in the negative feedback system of the pituitary and hypothalamus glands, allowing a higher testosterone concentration before signaling the production cells to stop. Accordingly, tongkat ali induces your own body to produce more testosterone naturally.

Is Tongkat Ali Clinically Proven?

Dr Mohd Ismail Mohd Tambi is a leading clinical research expert and foremost clinical researcher into the benefits of tongkat ali.

As Malaysia’s only clinical andrologist (someone who specialises in male reproductive problems), Dr Mohd Ismail, 60, is a doctor, friend and confidant to the thousands of patients with erectile dysfunction (ED) problems.

Although it is a relatively unknown supplement in most parts of the world, tongkat ali it is one of the most well studied and established supplements to increase testosterone in men.

Read These Case Studies…

British Journal of Sports Medicine


Eurycoma longifolia Jack (ELJ), which contains quassinoids such as eurycomalacton, eurycomanon, and eurycomanol, has been reported to have aphrodisiac properties and to increase testosterone levels in men. Previous studies have established that the testosterone supplementation increases fat free mass, muscle strength, and muscle mass, which are important for physical function and athletic performance.  {…}. The treatment produced 2.92% greater reduction in electrical activity of the muscle measured at the end of the experiment compared with placebo. The mean arm circumference of the treatment group increased significantly by 1.8 cm after the supplementation, from 30.87 (1.88) to 32.67 (1.96) cm (p = 0.011), but there was no significant increase in the placebo group. The results suggest that water soluble extract of Eurycoma longifolia Jack increased fat free mass, reduced body fat, and increased muscle strength and size, and thus may have an ergogenic effect. Further investigations are warranted.

Phytotherapy Research

2013 , June 11

Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia; TA) is known to increase testosterone levels and alleviate aging males’ symptoms. This study aimed at investigating TA as an ergogenic supplement for elderly people. Thirteen physically active male and 12 physically active female seniors (57-72 years) were supplemented with 400-mg TA extract daily for 5 weeks. Standard hematological parameters were taken. {…}. Treatment resulted in significant increases in total and free testosterone concentrations and muscular force in men and women. The increase in free testosterone in women is thought to be due to the significant decline in sex hormone-binding globulin concentrations. The study affirms the ergogenic benefit of TA through enhanced muscle strength.

Discover the Benefits of Tongkat Ali

Your Extra Edge In the Bedroom

Low testosterone can reduce your ability to have satisfying sex and therefore reduce your sex drive and the quality of your erections. By increasing your testosterone, tongkat ali can help you feel more interested in sex, improve your erection and give you more stamina.

Scientific study

Araujo, A. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2007; vol 92: pp 4241-4247. Jain P, Rademaker AW, McVary KT. Testosterone supplementation for erectile dysfunction: results of a meta-analysis. J Urol. 2000 Aug;164(2):371-5 –link

Increase Your Muscle Mass and Strength

Testosterone has been shown to increase strength and muscle mass and reduce body fat. That is why tongkat ali is also used by bodybuilders and athletes. Higher testosterone can help you maintain a more ripped and toned body.

Scientific study

Henkel RR, Wang R, Bassett SH, Chen T, Liu N, Zhu Y, Tambi MI. Tongkat Ali as a Potential Herbal Supplement for Physically Active Male and Female Seniors-A Pilot Study. Phytother Res. 2013 Jun 11 S. Hamzah and A. Yusof. The ergogenic effects of Eurycoma Longifolia Jack: a pilot study. British Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 375, p. 465C, 2003 – link

Improve Your Mood

Scientific studies indicate that daily supplementation with tongkat ali root extract improves stress hormone profile and certain mood state parameters, suggesting that this “ancient” remedy may be an effective approach to shielding the body from the detrimental effects of “modern” chronic stress, including general day-to-day stress, as well as the stress of dieting, sleep deprivation, and exercise training.

Scientific study

Talbott SM, Talbott JA. Effect of Tongkat Ali on stress hormones and psychological mood state in moderately stressed subjects. J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2013. – link

.Amazing results…
1) Erections are stronger 2) My desire for sex increased 3) Energy level was sustained through the day during work. My mind is more alert and active. (This is what I am most pleased with as I don’t feel moody or sleepy during work)
– Mark, Singapore

.Gym and bedroom
Great product. Wanted to use for weight training purposes. Stronger in the gym and more focused. From day 1 I have more energy and actually takes a bit longer to get to sleep. But in the morning I am jumping out of bed! The strongest effect are felt in the bedroom and it is great.
– Walter, Australia

.Got my confidence back
I am so happy with the result, I felt like I’m a better man. Got my confidence back, got more sexual desire and not to mention, before I always try to make my partner pregnant but seems like I was shooting blanks, but after taking tongkat ali in 1 month, now my partner is pregnant. I’m sure tongkat ali helped a lot so from the bottom of my heart, I would like to say THANK YOU SO MUCH.
– Kenneth, Singapore

Why Choose Herbolab’s Tongkat Ali?

1. We Provide Pure and Genuine Tongkat Ali Extract Straight From the Indonesian Jungle

At Herbolab we pride ourselves of being 100% transparent about where our products come from.

Our tongkat ali roots are collected from the jungle of Kalimantan and North Sumatra, Indonesia, where they grow in the wild.

They are collected by locals with a traditional method and later transported for their processing. Watch the video to learn more about the harvesting process.

2. We Are One Of the Few Companies Selling Standardized Tongkat Ali in the Market

Tongkat ali studies have shed some light into the active components of tongkat ali. One of such components, namely Eurycomanone, have been linked to several of tongkat ali benefits. Eurycomanone can be identified and quantified by a lab technique called HLPC, opening a new era for tongkat ali products: standardized tongkat ali extract. By measuring Eurycomanone, you are guaranteed to get the real thing. It is not enough to buy a tongkat ali product based on extract ratio alone, as this is not a reliable marker of effectivity (in fact, it might not be tongkat ali at all). Learn more about why you should only buy standardized tongkat ali.

3. You Pay Much Less Per Gram of Tongkat Ali

Compare our tongkat ali with common tongkat ali products found in GNC, Watsons, Guardian, etc. You can see how much you pay per gram of tongkat ali root in each product. The formula is price / (capsules * mg/capsule * strength / 1,000).

Herbolab 1:200 Tongkat AliSave

USD 0.01

per gramHerbolab tongkat ali

  • Capsules: 80
  • mg/capsule: 300
  • Strength: 200
  • Price: US$69.99
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USD 2.3

per gramProducts-TKA

  • Capsules: 60
  • mg/capsule: 162.5
  • Strength: 1
  • Price: US$23

Vitroman X-power

USD 3.02

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  • Capsules: 60
  • mg/capsule: 220
  • Strength: 1
  • Price: US$40

XP extreme

USD 6.27

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  • Capsules: 10
  • mg/capsule: 500
  • Strength: 1
  • Price: US$32

Beiklin Tongkat ali

USD 17.7

per grambeiklin

  • Capsules: 60
  • mg/capsule: 50
  • Strength: 1
  • Price: US$53

.Incredible energy
I’m very happy with the product. I’ve bought 2 bottles from you and I gave 1 to my dad since he got more experience with tongkat ali. I got the effect almost immediately. 1 morning I just feel lazy to do my workout. I am a father of 2 kids and doing shift works so I have to push myself every time to do my workout and really need a lot of discipline. Being a father of 2 young kids really drains you up. I took 2 capsules and suddenly I’m sweating can’t wait to push myself more. I did not fully follow the recommendation I only take 2 capsules for 3 days and rest on the 4th day. My dad advice me to do so because it’s my 1st experience with this. I will definitely order it again. I will check with my dad if he needs it. He is 65 yrs old now. I will surely recommend to my friends and relatives this product is awesome.
– Zulkhairi, Singapore

.More than an enhancer
In addition to the obvious sexual benefits I have found that my overall well-being has increased. Better mood, more confidence and drive. I also notice very positive changes in my body composition.. less fat and more muscle tone. Extremely pleased with both the product and the service provided!
– Brian, Canada

.Excellent service
Thank you so much! You have been great about verifying my shipping address and communicating. I really feel like my order and satisfaction matters to your company. Very appreciated.
– Anna, United States

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Why Should I Buy

Standardized Tongkat Ali?

Large pharmaceutical companies currently do not product tongkat ali, so it is less likely to be under regulation and with testing to ensure a quality supplement. Indeed, tongkat ali has been the subject of fake supplements and governmental regulations, particularly from the FDA. There are several things you have to consider before buying tongkat ali.

Tongkat Ali Potency: Ratios vs Standardization

Tongkat ali has been used in south-east Asia for hundreds of years, the traditional way to consume it is by making tea with tongkat ali roots.

As tongkat ali gained popularity worldwide, some companies started developing tongkat ali supplements for easy administration. As competition grew, the market tendency was to use more raw material to produce a more concentrated powder. This gave rise to the ratios you can see in most tongkat ali products: 1:50, 1:100 and 1:200. The assumption is that the more starting raw material in use, the more concentrated and hence the more effective is the final product. Therefore companies started using these ratios as the main marketing message to convince customers to purchase their products.

While this makes sense, in theory, the ratios have two major problems:

  1. You can’t verify them. A company might say that they make a 1:200 tongkat ali product while in fact, they use a 1:20 concentration. There is just no way for you to verify that what they say is true.
  2. The quality of the starting raw material and the extraction process can make a big difference in the effectiveness of the final product. For example, it is known that young tongkat ali trees have less active components than mature ones (hence some companies claim they only use roots that are 10 years old or older). Also, certain extraction methods damage the active components more than others. Because of this, the difference in effectiveness between different brands and between batches of the same brand can be very obvious.

Therefore a 1:200 tongkat ali extract obtained from poor quality raw material and suboptimal extraction method can be in fact less effective than a 1:50 tongkat ali extract obtained from high-quality raw material with a modern extraction method. Because of this, extract ratios are ultimately unreliable to predict the product effectiveness.

More worrisome is perhaps the fact that some products sold as tongkat ali do not contain tongkat ali at all. A 2015 study conducted in Malaysia analyzed major tongkat ali brands and discovered that a shocking 41% of products did not contain any tongkat ali at all.

The Solution: Standardized Tongkat Ali Extract

Tongkat ali studies have shed some light on the active components of tongkat ali. One of such components, namely Eurycomanone, have been linked to several of tongkat ali benefits. Eurycomanone can be identified and quantified by a lab technique called HLPC, opening a new era for tongkat ali products: standardized tongkat ali extract.

High quality 1:200 tongkat ali extract contains anywhere between 1-2% Eurycomanone content. By measuring Eurycomanone, you can guarantee to get the real thing. It is not enough to buy a tongkat ali product based on extract ratio alone, as this is not a reliable marker of potency (in fact, it might not be tongkat ali at all).

Tongkat Ali FAQ

What exactly is Tongkat Ali 1:200?

Tongkat Ali, (Eurycoma longifolia) is a plant that goes 20 to 30 feet in height. It is grown in rain forest of Indonesia and Malaysia. The beneficial compounds found in Tongkat Ali must be extracted from the roots of mature trees above 10 years of age. However, the active components of Tongkat Ali are found in low concentration, that is why a concentrated product is more effective. The 1:200 ratio means it takes 200 grams of mature root in the case of Tongkat Ali to produce one gram of root extract. This is the highest concentration available and the recommended concentration for maximum results. Keep in mind that Tongkat Ali 1:200 is not a drug or hormone pill, but a completely natural herbal supplement. Tongkat Ali 1:200 has been researched extensively for many years and has been used in Asia by hundreds of thousands of people with no negative side effects reported. Unfortunately, this wonderful herb is virtually unknown to Western medicine, and that”s why most doctors don”t have enough knowledge to advise their patients about it.

How do I take Tongkat Ali 1:200?

The recommended usage is 4 capsules per day: 2 in the morning and 2 in the afternoon. However, this may be a little too high for some users, especially if this is the first time you start taking the product. I recommend starting with half the dosage until you feel that your body is OK with it (that is, you don”t feel agitated or restless). Then you may increase to the standard 4 capsules per day. I suggest that you experiment a little with the dosage as Tongkat Ali doesn’t work the same for all individuals (neither does any other supplement or medication). You may notice that you experience the desired effects taking only 2 or 3 capsules per day, and that is totally fine, stick to it. Some other individuals (like bodybuilders) may find a higher dosage more suited for the results they look for. The effects of Tongkat Ali accumulate gradually. However, it is also important to leave a “resting period” to avoid your body getting accustomed to Tongkat Ali. It is recommended to rest half the time you take Tongkat Ali. For example: If you take it for 4 days in a row, rest 2. Or if you take it for 2 days, rest on the third, then take it for another 2, then rest on the third, etc. If you are taking Tongkat Ali long term, I believe it is a good idea to let your body rest for a longer period after 2-3 months of cycles (you can take 1 month break or so).

I often get asked about the best cycle structure. There is no such a thing as the “best” because people respond differently. If you have a hard time sticking to a cycle, what I can suggest is that you adopt a cycle that can be easily fit in your schedule.

The point of the cycle is to leave regular pauses to avoid getting your body used to TA by constant intake. This pauses help “reset”. Resting 50% is just conventional usage, but you can get your own pattern. For example:

  • Take Monday-Friday, rest on weekends. For every bottle finished, pause an additional week.
  • Take 20 days straight, rest 10 days before starting a new bottle
  • Take Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays

Whatever works for you.

The general usage of 4 capsules a day, take 2 and rest 1 day is a convention, but you can find the dosage and rest periods that works best for you with a little experimentation.

How does Tongkat Ali 1:200 extract work?

Testosterone is regulated in your body by the pituitary and hypothalamus glands. These two glands produce the signals that tell Leydig and other testosterone synthesizing cells to stop testosterone production when a certain level of testosterone is reached. Tongkat Ali 1:200 is an all natural product it gently triggers your body in a safe and natural way to produce additional testosterone. Tongkat Ali acts in the negative feedback system of the pituitary and hypothalamus glands allowing a higher testosterone concentration before signalling the production cells to stop. Therefore, Tongkat Ali induces your own body to produce more testosterone naturally.

Is Tongkat Ali 1:200 a testosterone pill?

No Tongkat Ali 1:200 is a capsule that contains only the herbal extract from the root of the Eurycoma longifolia plant. It contains no testosterone.

What are the benefits of Tongkat Ali 1:200?

By increasing your testosterone levels naturally, you can enjoy the following benefits: Higher sex drive Longer, harder and spontaneous erection Improvements in muscle mass, strength and bone density Boost in energy and vitality Improved mood

Can I take Tongkat Ali 1:200 extract with other medications such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes etc.?

We cannot give you medical advice regarding your current medication and Tongkat Ali 1:200. If you’re taking medications, we do suggest that you take Tongkat Ali 1:200 an hour or two before or after your medications in order to experience better results. Keep in mind that there are certain prescription drugs that can affect the quality of your erection or sex drive.

Can Tongkat Ali 1:200 help me lose belly fat?

Numerous studies have shown that low testosterone leads to excess fat accumulation in the abdomen which is very difficult to shed through diet and exercise. Tongkat Ali 1:200 works by naturally increasing testosterone which inhibits the buildup of abdominal (visceral) fat in several important ways including: Inhibiting fat storage by blocking a key fat storage enzyme; stimulating the body’s own fat “burning” system; improving insulin metabolism; and inhibiting triglycerides from attaching to the abdominal wall.

How long does it take for Tongkat Ali 1:200 to work?

For Tongkat Ali1:200 to deliver optimal results it must be taken consistently over time. The time to experience the firsts results vary person to person, but from experience it seems that the average time is about 2 weeks.

What is black, red and yellow tongkat ali?

Black, Red and Yellow Tongkat Ali are all unrelated medicinal plants that share a similar common name in some regions of Malaysia. However, the name Tongkat Ali is most commonly in reference to yellowTongkat Ali (yellow) or Eurycoma longifolia, of the family: Simaroubaceae. The other roots that share this name are:

Black Tongkat Ali  = Species: Polyalthia bullata, Family: Annonaceae
Red Tongkat Ali / Akar Haji Samat =  Species: Jackia (Jackiaopsis) ornata, Family: Rubaceae

Each of these herbs is used in Malaysian traditional medicine for energy and sexual dysfunction, however only Eurycoma longifolia has a large body of supporting scientific research for its effects related to boosting testosterone and male sexual health. In this website when we mention Tongkat Ali it refers to the botanical species Eurycoma longifolia.

What Tongkat Ali extract concentration is best? 1:50, 1:100 or 1:200?

There are a number of concentrations available in the market. We only sell 1:200 because is the one that requires less capsules to achieve desired effects and offer the best value per gram of tongkat ali root.

What are the side effects or adverse reactions of Tongkat Ali?

In some occasions some mild side effects could manifest. These side effects could include: Insomnia, Restless, Increased aggressiveness, Face blush, testicular pressure, heart palpitations. If you experience any side effects after taking Tongkat Ali please discontinue its usage and consult a doctor.

Is your Tongkat Ali Halal or vegetarian safe?

We use veggie capsule for our tongkat ali products to make it vegan and halal friendly.

For how long will I need to take Tongkat Ali?

Tongkat ali effects are normally seen within 2 weeks or so, and you can continue to take the supplement for as long as you like. There are no known problems for taking tongkat ali long-term.

Where is your Tongkat Ali produced?

Our tongkat ali is harvested and produced in the tropical forest of Indonesia, where tongkat ali grows in the wild. It is important to note that Indonesian tongkat ali is harvested by hand from tress that are at least 10 years old in age, which are the ones that have shown to be effective. The roots are then transported to a manufacturing facility in Indonesia, and concentrated. The concentrated powder is imported into Singapore, where the product is retested for quality and subsequently bottled. Note that there are many products out there and some of them claims to be 1:200 at a very low price. These tongkat ali products are likely to come from Chinese farms that grows tongkat ali artificially and use the root of young trees. Therefore their quality is vastly inferior and they might not be effective at all.

Do I need a doctor's prescription to take Tongkat Ali

No, tongkat ali is a natural product and can be bought without prescription.

Is Tongkat Ali suitable for women?

Tongkat ali is a supplement that can raise testosterone levels, that is why is mostly used for men. However, tongkat ali is safe for women to take, and there are a few cases where this can be particularly useful such as libido problems or improving athletic performance.

Is there a chance that I won't experience any benefits after taking Tongkat Ali?

Yes there is a chance that you won’t experience any benefits. We want to be clear that tongkat ali is not a miracle cure and we don’t sell it as such. Tongkat ali is a natural product with clinically proven efficacy to raise testosterone and most of our customers report noticing the effects, but you might not experience the benefits you are looking for in the following cases: Any drug or health supplement has a percentage of users that do not respond to them. If your expectations are unreasonable, you might get disappointed. Example: if you expect an ever lasting erection within 30 minutes of taking it, you are better of buying prescription medication. If you are experiencing sexual issues that are not related to lack of testosterone (example: drugs side effects, psychological, etc.) then tongkat ali might not be able to help.  If you are unsure that you have lack of testosterone, you can always perform a blood test in a specialised centre to measure it. If you still have doubts, feel free to contact us and we will be glad to help you assess if tongkat ali is for you.

Is there anything I should do aside from taking Tongkat Ali?

While tongkat ali will help you boost your testosterone naturally and experience the good effects associated with it, you can do other things to boost your testosterone even more. Supplementation accompanied with other techniques to increase testosterone can help you a lot. For a really good article about how to achieve this check this guide to increase testosterone naturally.

Is tongkat ali recommended for a healthy young man?

Tongkat ali increases testosterone, hence all the benefits that it offers are derived from it. For this reason, tongkat ali can be used for fitness purposes as well. However the increase in testosterone that the supplement induces it’s more potent in older males, because their testosterone production is lower due to age. Younger males with a healthy production of testosterone might not notice the  effects of  tongkat ali.

Can diabetics use tongkat ali?

It’s important to differentiate taking tongkat ali to lower blood sugar like some diabetics do (article: from taking tongkat ali for ED (article If your ED was developed because ageing and lack of testosterone, then tongkat ali can help. However, if the ED was developed as an effect of the diabetes (losing sensation in the penis) this is a more tricky situation and the effect in your erection could be mild, if any at all.

Do you sell tongkat ali in any other form than 1:200 concentrated capsules?

At the moment we only sell tongkat ali capsules 1:200. We do not sell powder in bulk, or in another concentration, or tongkat ali raw material.

Can I take tongkat ali while in Testosterone Replacement Threapy (TRT)?

Tongkat ali works by 3 mechanisms:

  1. Stimulating the secretion of Luteinzing Hormones (LH) which in turn stimulates the Leydig cells of your testicles to produce testosterone.
  2. Reducing the conversion of Testosterone to Estrogen (aromatization),
  3. Decrease in sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG)
  4. Reduction in cortisol, the stress hormone that lowers testosterone

Most people taking tongkat ali are looking for effect #1, however this won’t happen if you are injecting exogenous testosterone. As long as you are supplying Testosterone your body won’t produce any, that’s just how our body works. However, you can still benefit from effects 2, 3 and 4. It will be hard to measure any real increase in total testosterone, but you might able to observe increased free testosterone ratio, less Estrogen and less cortisol.

How do I check for purity and quality?

Quality and purity are two issues that are difficult to discern over the internet. You need to find a supplier that guarantees that the active ingredient in the supplement is actually tongkat ali. You will also want to ensure that you have a good quality extract of the supplement.

If you are purchasing a tongkat ali product that is not standardized, the starting raw material can make a huge difference. For instance, the younger version of the plant does not have the same amount of active ingredients as an older plant.

One way to tell the relative quality of the tongkat ali is to do a taste test. In fact, in Malaysia, they have a monitor to help figure out if the supplement is real and pure. You can taste the powder from the capsule and judge how bitter it is. It is highly bitter when it is pure. If the mixture you are sampling is not bitter enough to give you pause, you probably have a fake or a less pure compound on your hands.

How do I check for heavy metals like lead and mercury?

Some extracts of tongkat ali contain high amounts of heavy metals which can be poisonous. Both lead and mercury have been found in high concentrations in some preparations of this supplement. Mercury has long been a problem in supplements from the Far East, so you should be particularly careful of this problem when purchasing tongkat ali grown in this area.

Some signs of mercury poisoning include peripheral neuropathy, shedding of skin, and a pink discoloration to the skin. If you take the tongkat ali with this heavy metal included, you may begin to notice these symptoms occurring slowly over time. For severe cases, you may need to see a physician, but usually you can solve the problem with cessation of the supplement.

Lead is another common problem in supplements from China, Malaysia, and Indonesia, and they discover it in many other supplements besides tongkat ali. You need to ensure that the vendor you purchase the supplement from guarantees that no heavy metals are present. Do not buy a supplement from a disreputable dealer or the cheapest available because you may end up causing yourself harm.

Some symptoms of lead poisoning include insomnia, hallucinations, tremor, and confusion. However, lead poisoning often is subtle, and sometimes you can have high levels with no symptoms. For this reason, it is vitally important to find a supplement that is verified free of heavy metals.

How can I be sure I am not taking a fake product or the government hasn't banned it?

Many fake products are also available on the internet, and the buyer has to be acutely aware of this problem. Some libido increasing supplements that claim they are tongkat ali are actually illegal copies of Viagra or prescription medications that have been proven dangerous for human consumption. One of the best ways to tell if you have a fake product is the taste test, but it helps to be aware of the problem long before you purchase the supplement. You should insist upon verification of the supplement’s identity. Although you can never be as sure about a supplement as a prescription medication, you often do get the quality that you pay for.

Since there are so many problems with the sale of tongkat ali, many government bodies have banned sale of the supplement in their countries. The FDA has banned over 30 supplements that have claimed tongkat ali as a supplement. They discover many of these to be counterfeit or contain high amounts of heavy metals. Unfortunately, some of these companies merely changed their names and continued to sell the product unabated. It takes the FDA a longer time to shut down the companies and supplements that spring up, and this is how they have been able to side step the bans. As with any medication, supplement, vitamin, or herb, the buyer must beware and take steps to ensure the product is safe.

Before you even consider to purchase, you should do a thorough research on the company that sells the tongkat ali product. As you may know due to the popularity of the concentrated 1:200 tongkat ali there are quite a number of fakes out there. The easiest way to avoid fakes is to do some research on the seller.

You can ask yourself the following questions:

Are They a Registered Company?

There are many sellers online, but being online doesn’t mean that they don’t have the responsibility to register the business in their own country. Never buy from a business that is not registered, they can run away with your money (or worse, put your health in danger) and you will not be able to trace them.

Do They Answer Your Questions About the Product?

Related to the point before. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Where do they manufacture it? Does the health authority know about it? Proof of quality and safety test, etc.

Are They Making Any Suspicious Claims? (Works In 30 Minutes, Guaranteed To Work, Etc)

Tongkat ali is a natural product, is not a miracle cure. Fakes and scams may have something else than tongkat ali (like some cheap prescription drug). There is nothing as 100% guaranteed to work either, no natural product will work the same for everyone. If you read any suspicious claim, go ask the seller (refer to the point above).

Where Can I Buy Tongkat Ali Root Extract in My Country?

In most cases the best place to buy tongkat ali is to find an online retailer. To see if we ship to your country, click here.


Paying Customs Duties

There are a few countries that might have special regulations for the import of tongkat ali. If you are unsure about placing your order because possible custom issues please contact the online retailer first.

For example Herbolab ships regularly to United States (US), Canada, Australia, United Kingdom (UK), Malaysia, Indonesia and many other countries without any customs issue.

Every country is different when it comes to their custom duties. You want to buy from a company who has an active customer support who can field your questions and be responsive to following up on your order shipment.

Check to see that the retailer you order from will do everything they can to prevent import duties when possible. Just keep in mind that every country is different and in some cases import duties may apply.

In our experience, after thousands of shipments worldwide we have only a handful of cases were import duties apply. We ship regularly to United States (US), Canada, Australia, United Kingdom (UK), Malaysia, Indonesia and many other countries without any customs duties.

I'm considering buying tongkat ali online, what should I consider before buying?

You will want to find a supplier who ships their products worldwide. Just make sure to do your research first. Read the buying guide section above and read the question “How can I be sure I am not taking a fake product or the government hasn’t banned it?” above to avoid getting a fake or low potency product.

Are there any interactions or contraindications with tongkat ali?

There are certain products that doesn’t go well with Tongkat Ali. For example, you should avoid saw palmetto or pygeum, or the pharmaceutical finasteride (Proscar). All three of them block dihydrotestosterone, the hormone necessary to achieve an increased sexual drive.

There are some foods that could hamper the testosterone boosting effect of Tongkat Ali, these are garlic and soy products (in large amounts), Broccoli, cauliflower and other cabbage-derived vegetables.

Diabetics should pay extra attention as Tongkat Ali may lower the sugar level in blood. Anyone with hormone related cancer, taking immunodepresants, with heart disease, sleep apnea or kidney disease are encouraged to talk to their doctor before taking Tongkat Ali. You should talk to your doctor if you are taking prescription medication.

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