bulbine natalensis plant

Bulbine Natalensis and Testosterone: Not Entirely Side-Effect Free

By Ali Kuoppala | 01/03/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD The testosterone supplement industry has been booming for the past years, frequently coming up with new possible herbals to raise natural test production. Bulbine natalensis is one of them that was briefly hailed as the best of them all…

holy basil plant

Holy Basil and Testosterone: Tulsi for Hormonal Health?

By Ali Kuoppala | 24/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Holy basil, also known as tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) is a plant generously used in Indian herbal medicine of Ayurveda. Tulsi is commonly praised for its testosterone boosting effect. However, it’s also used as an anti-fertility agent. Human data of holy basil limited, although…

ganoderma lucidum mushroom

Reishi and Testosterone: Antiandrogenic Effects of Ganoderma Lucidum

By Ali Kuoppala | 22/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD The Ganoderma Lucidum – commonly known as Reishi or Lingzhi – is a fungus that grows out of Eastern Hemlock trees that cultivate primarily in Northern America. It has been used as a supreme medicinal mushroom in Chinese medicine…

cordyceps growing from ant body

Cordyceps and Testosterone: The Killer Fungi

By Ali Kuoppala | 21/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Cordyceps has gained quite some popularity in the past few years, largely thanks to few fellow Finnish guys (Four Sigmatic) who are being very innovative with instantized medicinal mushroom drinks. There are some cool benefits – mostly around immune…

moringa leaves, powder, and tea

Moringa and Testosterone: Superfood or is it?

By Ali Kuoppala | 19/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Moringa oleifera (also called miracle tree, the tree of life, and drumstick tree) grows in Asia and some African countries. It’s highly nutritious and resistant to environmental factors, which has made it an important food crop in its areas…

fadogia plant

Fadogia Agrestis and Testosterone: Popular & Perilous?

By Ali Kuoppala | 18/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD  One of the common ingredients in many popular multi-ingredient testosterone supplements is a herb by the name of Fadogia Agrestis. It’s among the primary ingredients in some of the Amazon.com’s most popular test boosters like HCGenerate and Sheer Testosterone (don’t…

yohimbe and yohimbine testosterone levels

Yohimbe and Testosterone: The Old-School Booster

By Ali Kuoppala | 18/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Yohimbine is an alkaloid found in the Yohimbe tree bark. It’s used generally as a fat loss aid, testosterone booster, and even as a pro-erectile agent, but does it work as well as claimed? Let’s take a look. How Effective…