Herbal adaptogens to strengthen your immune system

Supporting the immune system against colds
So-called adaptogens can strengthen the immune system and slow down the course of an infection

A prerequisite for the development of an infection is a temporary weakness of the immune system. The causes of such weakness can be quite different, often involving overload and stress, lack of sleep, vitamin deficiency, hormonal fluctuations, environmental toxins or even previous viral infections.

Phytopreparations from the group of adaptogens can support and re-regulate the temporarily weakened immune system. This stimulates the non-specific defense of the body.

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Tongkat Ali: Effects, Dosage, Side Effects

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Tongkat Ali Capsules as a Dietary Supplement

Tongkat Ali is used to increase energy and to promote healthy testosterone levels. Tongkat Ali, Pasak Bumi, or Long Jack is the local name for Eurycoma longifolia, a jungle tree found in the rainforests of Malaysia and Indonesia. Tongkat Ali is considered an insider tip because of its effects against a drop in testosterone levels in men. It is offered in various forms as a dietary supplement.

How exactly is Tongkat Ali used, what to look for in the dosage, what are the benefits and are there side effects? We have compiled the most important information about Tongkat Ali for you.

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Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha): Dosage, Effect, Side Effects

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The effect of Withania somnifera (Ashwagndha) depends not only on the dosage but also on the content of Withanolides

Withania somnifera is used to strengthen resilience, to combat stress and to support emotional balance. The effect and recommended dosage of Withania somnifera depend on the value-determining substances, mainly withanolides. Side effects of Withania somnifera are not observed when taking the recommended amounts.

But what are the differences between the Withania preparations on offer?

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Rhodiola rosea (roseroot): Dosage, Effect, Side Effects

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The effect of Rhodiola rosea (roseroot) depends not only on the dosage but also on its content of value-determining substances

Rhodiola rosea is used to fight stress and to strengthen the natural defense. However, the recommended dosages differ considerably in some cases. The products offered on the market contain a wide variety of quantities and qualities of roseroot extract. This and the intended effect of Rhodiola rosea result in widely differing recommendations for dosing. Side effects can be avoided by taking the preparation at the right time of day.

Here is how to use Rhodiola rosea correctly:

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Phosphatidylserine (PS): Dosage, Effect, Side Effects

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Phosphatidylserine for an alert mind and improved concentration

We discuss the use and effect of phosphatidylserine. It is a natural phospholipide and plays an important role in cell membranes. Due to its function in the transmission of stimuli between neurons, phosphatidylserine is important for thought processes and memory functions, among other things. It is also related to stress tolerance and the reduction of stress hormones.

Phosphatidylserine (PS)is offered as a dietary supplement. What are the differences between the products on offer and what should be taken into account when using and dosing phosphatidylserine?

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Where to Buy Tongkat Ali

Tongkat Ali is best bought in capsules
Tongkat Ali as a high-quality extract in capsules

Tongkat Ali can be bought now easily and quickly via the internet. But what really matters with Tongkat Ali? Different varieties are offered, the amount of Tongkat Ali per capsule is not always clear. Some retailers do not provide any more precise information about their product.

In this article, we will therefore discuss the most important points when purchasing Tongkat Ali.

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Testosterone and Overweight in Men

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Severe overweight (obesity) is associated with a reduced quality of life and lower life expectancy. While traditionally severely overweight people are mainly encouraged to change their lifestyle and diet style, more recently, a possible testosterone deficiency has become more of a focus of research in men who are severely overweight. Numerous articles discuss the influence of hormone replacement therapy with testosterone on body weight, body composition and possible sustainable long-term effects.

A very comprehensive overview study summarizes the current status of the available data on testosterone replacement therapy and weight loss:

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Tongkat Ali: Study on the effect of improving testicular underfunction

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Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia): Effective supplement for more testosterone

A drop in testosterone levels with unpleasant side effects affects up to 30% of men over the age of 40. In a large study with 320 patients, the effect of Tongkat Ali (botanical: Eurycoma longifolia) against the underfunction of the testicles (hypogonadism) in advanced age was investigated:

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