ganoderma lucidum mushroom

Reishi and Testosterone: Antiandrogenic Effects of Ganoderma Lucidum

By Ali Kuoppala | 22/02/2017
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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 for over 2,000 years, and even Western medicine has taken…

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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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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 of cultivation. Due to Moringas high amount of antioxidants and…

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…

avena sativa and testosterone levels

Avena Sativa and Testosterone: The Common Oat & Hormones

By Ali Kuoppala | 17/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Avena sativa or “the common oat” is the grain most people should be already quite familiar with. There seems to be this general consensus among the bodybuilding world that oats and avena sativa supplements (which are basically glorified oat…

pomegranates testosterone and erectile health

Pomegranates and Testosterone: Nitric Oxide & More

By Ali Kuoppala | 17/02/2017
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Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD The pomegranate (Punica grantum) is an antioxidant-rich fruit with small red edible seeds. It originates from the Mediterranean region, but nowadays, the use of this delicious fruit has spread around the globe. Due to the many claims made about the possible health benefits, pomegranate is in high demand in the…