Ashwagandha and Tongkat Ali are two of our hottest natural dietary supplements right here at Misplaced Empire Herbs and two essential hormone-supporting herbs!
Earlier than we go additional, I want you to know that half of what I’m speaking about right here applies to any Ashwagandha or Tongkat Ali on the market in the marketplace, and doubtless about half of it applies simply to the merchandise we promote right here at Misplaced Empire Herbs.
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Hormonal Advantages of Tongkat Ali and Ashwagandha
Each of those are good at supporting the hormones, however the phrase hormone is a generalization. There are a whole lot of various hormones within the human physique
So which hormones are we speaking about?
Tongkat Ali Intercourse Hormone Advantages
Tongkat Ali is absolutely sturdy within the intercourse hormone division. So for guys, that’s testosterone. For girls, you’re progesterone, estrogen, testosterone, and actually each women and men have all of those hormones and there’s an entire bunch of different ones at play as nicely; a number of completely different herbs there in addition to completely different types of estrogen.
Tongkat Ali is absolutely useful for supporting the physique’s personal provide of testosterone, sort of up-regulating issues to assist enhance your physique’s personal manufacturing of it. And never solely making extra of it however maintaining it freely obtainable as nicely.
Moreover, a number of the scientific information is exhibiting that it could assist to restrict intercourse hormone binding globulin (SHBG) in your blood, and restrict aromatization, which is the conversion of testosterone into estrogen – a course of that we wish to regulate naturally.
Tongkat Ali is absolutely serving to within the intercourse hormone division like this. And naturally together with that, serving to you to have wholesome sexual operate.
And that’s the reason Tongkat Ali is considered one of our hottest herbs.
Ashwagandha’s Anti-Stress Advantages
Ashwagandha works throughout a number of hormonal programs.
It does appear to assist in the intercourse hormone division to a point. Among the analysis on the market exhibits that it helps help a rise in testosterone, even in wholesome volunteers.
However actually the place Ashwagandha shines helps with stress. It actually helps individuals to have the ability to deal with stress higher.
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Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb, nevertheless it appears to work sort of otherwise than lots of the different adaptogen herbs.
Whereas lots of the adaptogens equivalent to Rhodiola rosea could be stimulating, the truth is too stimulating for some individuals, Ashwagandha is extra of a soothing adaptogen. The adaptogens will assist with that, however they will additionally simply unlock power so to push your self even additional.
Ashwagandha, in distinction, appears to actually assist permit the physique to loosen up extra in order that as Jeff, the farmer that grows the ashwagandha for our tincture likes to say “loosen up into power”.
Ashwagandha appears to actually assist with decreasing cortisol, the chief stress hormone within the physique, and by decreasing cortisol we’ll usually see testosterone ranges goes up.
So that they have completely different mechanisms by which they could assist enhance testosterone. However as soon as once more, that’s simply a few of what Ashwagandha does.
Many individuals discover it helps them to have deep restorative sleep. And naturally, this might decrease cortisol. This might permit a number of hormonal motion within the physique to assist regulate itself significantly better.
Ashwagandha even appears to be serving to with the thyroid hormone system, particularly a hypothyroid, individuals having points with that Ashwagandha appears to assist. So Ashwagandha is extra of a systemic operate throughout the entire human physique. It might be a fantastic one to be on long-term, and only a few individuals appear to have any kind of unfavorable reactions to taking it.
Tongkat Ali, particularly our 100:1 extract, is a little more potent. It’s not applicable for everybody, and ladies can use it often at a smaller dose. It’s going to work nicely at that. However even then it could be too highly effective. Even me personally, I’ve experimented with Tongkat many occasions earlier than, however I don’t discover it’s one I wish to take actively. It ends in a robust hormonal motion and so isn’t for everybody.
However I do take Ashwagandha recurrently. I really feel that it’s extra of a yin-supporting herb whereas having that yang-ness to it as nicely. So it’s a extremely nice herb.
A few different particulars are that we’ve got Tongkat Ali in a powdered model in addition to the capsules. It tastes extraordinarily bitter and potent. The style of it’s stronger than many individuals can deal with. So we do have the capsules, though I do like individuals to benefit from the style of the herbs.
Our Ashwagandha is in a tincture. That’s one different motive I prefer to take this and do usually tinctures; tremendous simple to journey with, tremendous handy to simply squirt in your mouth anytime you wish to take it.
Our Ashwagandha comes from the Portland, Oregon space. It’s some the one Ashwagandha farmed commercially within the US. It’s biodynamically ready and spagyrically ready. So that is an Ashwagandha tincture I’d put up towards the rest there in the marketplace.
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As a value comparability, our Tongkat Ali, whether or not powder capsules is $39.99 and Ashwagandha is $34.99, so shut in value.
I’d say experiment with each. Discovering what works for you in the end solely what works for you goes to be the reply for what is best for what you’re going for, your physique, all of your wants and all that.