TONGKAT ALI or its scientific name Eurycoma longifolia Jack is a common herbal shrub usually found along the slopes of hilly terrains of the Malaysia Rainforests. The shrub is known as the 'Bitter Cures' because it is really bitter and can cure all kinds of ailments and diseases. It is also known as 'Pasak Bumi' or the 'Earth Fixer' because of its solid and long winding roots. Its name which is associated with a renowned warrior provides a hidden meaning to its name associating it with the spirit of manliness and health.
It contains all sorts of alkaloids which have the properties of healing Malarial Fever, in managing allergies and common fevers, containing elements that are known to be anti-cancer, antioxidant, anti-rheumatic, being an aphrodisiac or medicament that enhances sensual feelings and medicaments for anti-aging. Since Tongkat Ali is bitter, its extract is sometimes used as an essence to enhance the taste of coffee and other drinks.
Sawdust powder or scrapings of Tongkat Ali is commonly used as additives in tea or coffee by the locals of the Malay Archipelago and the indigenous Malays for health, strength and vitality. Animal studies on water soluble extract of Tongkat Ali showed the extract which contains elements of glycoprotein increase production of testosterone in these animals by 4 folds and these findings are also seen in human trials. Women can also take Tongkat Ali for strength and for reducing allergy and rheumatic pain. Therefore a drink that contains water soluble extract of Tongkat Ali can be consumed both by men and women and as well as young and old and will not have any detrimental effects on health.
The Tongkat Ali drinks formulated by Power Root, contain minerals, vitamins and supplements, are suitable to be consumed by people of all walks of life for men and women as well as young and old. These drinks have been formulated to quench the thirst and the up keep of good health.