Eurycoma longifolia is a tall slender shrub tree and grows in the tropical forest of South-East Asia, mostly in Kalimantan, Indonesia and Malaysia.
The plant has the local name of Pasak Bumi in Indonesia and Tongkat Ali in Malaysia. The medicinal benefit are found primarily in the roots, which visually appear like wooden sticks and has a bitter taste.
Traditionally since hundreds of years users have made drinks from pounded roots in water. It is known to be as an aphrodisiac for men, health tonic, wound healing, stomachache, ulcers and anti malaria.
Since the last decade numerous studies and experiments have been perfomed with extracts of Eurycoma.
It has been scientifically proven to have the ability to enhance testosterone production, therefore improve sexual performance, heighten energy and provide a greater sense of well being.
From being relatively unknown in the world, it is now widely used by body builders and the general male population.
Being native plant in Indonesia, growing in the forest of Kalimantan, Phytochemindo has developed a standardized, proprietory branded extract EUR-X®, with standardizes Eurycomanone content.