A 24-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial showed that Tongkat Ali and multivitamin supplement products improve vitality, mental health, emotional health, cognition, immune parameters, and testosterone levels.
The researchers noted that different groups of consumers in the 25-45 age group had significant improvements in social functioning, while POMS in the 46-65 age group also showed improvement, indicating the efficacy of supplements in a specific range. Especially related to age.
Eurycoma longifolia is the root of a tree from Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. It was called “Asian Viagra” by the New Sunday Times in 1999. Nutritional supplements containing this ingredient are often used to promote male libido, energy and weight loss. And athletic performance. The multivitamins used in this study included vitamin C (50 mg), retinol acetate (4000 IU), vitamin D (200 IU), vitamin E (Dl-alpha tocopheryl acetate, 15 IU), nitric acid Thiamin (1.5 mg), riboflavin (1.7 mg), pyridoxine hydrochloride (2 mg), vitamin B12 (0.001 mg), folic acid (0.2 mg), nicotinamide (20 mg), D-biotin (0.15) Mg).
In the new study, a total of 93 subjects between the ages of 25 and 65 were recruited and their body mass index was 18-30 kg/m2. Participants were randomized to receive supplements or placebo within 24 weeks, evaluated for efficacy after 12 weeks, and assessed for safety after 24 weeks. The researchers said that although the placebo effect of the control group was relatively strong, the supplemental group improved the quality of life, mood and stress of moderate-stress participants. At the same time, subjects in the supplement group showed changes in stress-related neutrophils and leukocyte esterases. The study also showed a significant reduction in neutrophils released by degranulation during the onset and psychological stress of the subjects. Stress also increases the number of neutrophils and neutrophils, but does not increase eosinophils or monocytes.
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