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Men’s products ingredients

Men’s products contain a wide variaty of ingredients.  Here is a list of many of the common natural plant extracts, herbs, amino acids and vitamins you will find a quality products.

Ashwaghanda

Ayurvedic equivalent to ginseng however less heating. Assist in increasing sexual energy. It is a well-known semen promoter and it treats impotency and infertility.


Astragalus

Astragalus for erectile dysfunctionAstragalus research shows it helps protect the body against various stresses, including physical, mental, or emotional stress. Early  writings refer to the herb Astragalus as “The Superior Tonic.” It is one of China’s most important herbal medicines and is commonly used in traditional Chinese cuisine.

Source: astragalus is the root of A. membranaceus or A. membranaceus var. mongholicus (A. mongholicus), members of the pea family native to northeast China, where astragalus is commercially grown. Cultivation has also begun in the United States. In China, the root is called huang-qi.


Cherokee Rose

Cherokee Rose for erectile dysfunction

Cherokee Rose helps with male enhancement by inhibiting the contraction of smooth muscles and improving blood flow to the penis. Studies also suggest that it might improve prostate health. Much of erectile dysfunction is caused by various blood and circulatory issues.  In traditional medicine it was used to treat different forms of blood disorders.  Cherokee Rose has shown positive results in improving blood flow to the penis and overall health and vitality

Source: Cherokee Rose Fruit is the dried ripe fruit of Rosa laevigata Michx. (Fam. Rosaceae).


Cnidium

Cnidium for male enhancementCnidium believed to relax corpus cavernosa of the penis, the spungy tisue of the penis that fills with blood during errection.  It is often combined with other herbs to help treat infertility and impotence. The Chinese still use the seeds as an aphrodisiac, and animal studies indicate it may improve bone strength. In rabbits, a compound found in cnidium called osthol or osthole was found to be the agent that relaxed the corpus cavernosa.  Cnidium may also have anti-cancer properties.

Source: Cnidium monnieri is a plant which grows in China (and possibly in Oregon) whose seeds are used in classical traditional Chinese medicine for skin problems and as a natural sex booster. It is known in China as She Chuang Zi.


Chinese Dodder

Chinese Dodder for male enhancementChinese Dodder is widely used in Asia to remedy sexual problems like impotence, nocturnal emission, premature ejaculation, and low sperm count that arise from kidney yang deficiency.   It has been used for over 1000 years to treat erectile dysfunction.  Its exact process is still a mystery.

Source: Chinese Dodder comes from the viny parasitic climber Cuscuta chinensis that grows in China and from similar Cuscuta japonica in Japan. A member of the family convolvulaceae, Dodder is an annual that produces a small brown seed with powerful effects on the male constitution.


Cordyceps Sinensis

Cordyceps Sinensis for erectile dysfunction
Cordyceps Sinensis  benefits may be due to more efficient use of oxygen and increased blood flow to the penis and other organs.  It dilutes blood vessels, thus increasing blood perfusion.  What brought cordyceps sinensis out into the public eye was an impressive performance at the 1992 Olympics. Several Chinese athletes broke world records in track by a significant margin. Immediately,  everybody suspected steroid use. But the Chinese athletes insisted that cordyceps were the real key to their success.

Source: Cordyceps sinensis grows wild at altitudes above 3000 meters in the mountainous regions of China. One of the unique qualities of this parasitic fungus is it’s host organism. Most fungus and mushrooms grow out of decomposing plant matter. But cordyceps sinensis is parasitic to the larvae of moths, especially bat moths.


Dong Quai

Dong Quai for male enhancement

Dong Quai in lab tests show that it contains compounds that help dilate blood vessels improving blood flow to the penis. Dong quai is a herb in the celery family native to China, Japan, and Korea. The root is medicinally active. Dong quai is used for erectile dysfunction, male enhancement, menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and menopausal symptoms in traditional medicine. It is also used orally as a ”blood purifier”; to manage hypertension, infertility, joint pain, ulcers, “tired blood” (anemia), and constipation; and in the prevention and treatment of allergic attacks. Dong quai is also used orally for the treatment of loss of skin color (depigmentation) and psoriasis.

Source: Dong quai grows at high altitudes in the cold, damp, mountains of China, Korea, and Japan. This fragrant, perennial plant — a member of the celery family — has smooth purplish stems and bears umbrella-shaped clusters of white flowers and winged fruits in July and August. The yellowish-brown thick-branched roots of the dong quai plant have several medicinal uses. It takes 3 years for the plant to reach maturity. The root is harvested and made into tablets, powders, and other medicinal forms.


Flat-Stem Milkvetch Seed

Flat-Stem Milkvetch Seed for erectile dysfunctionCurrently much of the research into Flat-Stem Milkvetch seed  is focused on its immune-stimulating polysaccharides and other active ingredients useful in immune deficiency conditions.  It has long used to improve impotence, seminal emissions and premature ejaculation.

Source: Milkvetch is a perennial found throughout northern and southwestern China and northern North America. It is adapted for cold, and arid to semi-arid regions with poor or saline soils. It has a very long tap root and can get water deep in the ground.  Milk vetches are part of the bean family.  It is the dried ripe seed of Astragalus complanatus R. Br. (Fam Leguminosae).


Ginko Biloba

Ginkgo biloba was reported to have a positive effect on all four phases of the sexual response cycle: desire, excitement (lubrication), orgasm, and resolution (afterglow).


Gentian

Gentiana lutea radix powder is a tonic traditionally used to support optimal functioning in all organs of the body.


Ginseng (Siberian )

is a tonic that restores body balance, both physically and biochemically. It also influences the hypothalamus to modulate hormone release.


Hawthorne Berry

Hawthorne Berry for male enhancementHawthorne Berry promotes circulation by protecting blood vessels from damage caused by plaque, improving circulation to the penis and body.  Motherwort is also another vasodilator; while Kudzu Root Extract is rich in isoflavones, which prevent cancer. But not only does Kudzu Root Extract prevent cancer, it also nullifies the effects of alcohol and reduces the hangover effect. Hawthorn is widely regarded in Europe as a safe and effective treatment for the early stages of heart disease and is endorsed by Commission E- the branch of the German government that studies and approves herbal treatments. It is used to promote the health of the circulatory system and has been found useful in treating angina, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmia. It has been found to strengthen the heart and stabalise it against arrythmias.

Source: Considered to be a herb, the shrub produces brilliantly colored red berries, and primarily originates in Mediterranean areas, although bushes have been found in other areas around the world.


Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium)

horny goat weed for erectile dysfunction

Many species of horny goat weed, Epimedium, are alleged to have aphrodisiac qualities. According to legend, this property was discovered by a Chinese goat herder who noticed sexual activity in his flock after they ate the weed. It is sold as a health supplement; usually in raw herb, tablet, or capsule form and sometimes blended with other supplements. The over-exploitation of wild populations of Epimedium for use in traditional Chinese medicine is having potentially serious consequences for the long-term survival of several species, none of which is widely cultivated for medicinal purposes.

The “active ingredient” in Epimedium is icariin  which can be found in standardized extracts from 5% up to 60% potent. Strengths above that are usually reserved for lab use

Source: Some varieties and hybrids have been in Western cultivation for the last 100 to 150 years. There are now a wide array of new Chinese species being cultivated in the west, many of which have only recently been discovered, and a number of which have yet to be named. There are also many older Japanese hybrids and forms, extending the boundaries of the genus in cultivation.


Kola Nut

Kola vera contains a unique constellation of Xanthines that are regarded as utilized elements to lessen common fatigue and support the body’s natural ability to rejuvenate and replenish it’s routine energy levels.

Korean Ginseng for erectile dysfunctionKorean Ginseng have been shown to increase the release of nitric oxide in the erectile tissue improving performance. Ginseng has also been used traditionally against fatigue and as a tonic for invigorating various systems of the body. Ginseng has been term “adaptogen” to describe a  herb that could increase the body’s resistance to stress or had an invigorating action upon the consumer. Thus Korean ginseng is considered to be an adaptogenic herb. Ginseng also purportedly enhances mental concentration. Active ingredients contained in this herb may stimulate the immune system
Source: Korean ginseng grows on moist and shaded mountainsides in China, Korea and Russia. The root is long and slender and sometimes resembles the shape of the human body. In China, the ginseng roots are called Jin-chen, meaning like a man.


L-arginine

L-arginine for erectile dysfunction

L-arginine was found in the 1990s, scientists discovered that l-arginine, a non-essential amino acid commonly found in the diet, is an oxidative precursor of nitric oxide (NO).  L-Arginine works to increase both the levels and activity of nitric oxide, leading to increased cGMP resulting in increased blood flow to the genitals.  Researchers at New York University School of Medicine gave L-arginine to a group of impotent men, and found that six out of 15 men receiving the amino acid claimed an improved ability, while none of the 15 men in the placebo group reported any benefits.
Source:  Various animals and plants.  Also synthesized from Citrulline


L-glutamine

L-glutamine for erectile dysfunctionL-glutamine  is the most common free form amino acid in the body. Intense exercise dramatically increases the need for glutamine. While l-glutamine builds, repairs, and maintains penile muscle tissue, it is also a major source of energy for the entire body – in particular the brain! L-glutamine is essential ingredient in numerous brain functions which are vital to brain metabolism. L-glutamine performs a major role in DNA synthesis and supports the immune system.
Source: Food sources of glutamine include cabbage, beets, beef, chicken, fish, beans, and dairy products.  It can also be synthesized.

Liquorice

It promotes the natural production of hormones such as hydrocortisone that has steroidal anti-inflammatory agents.


L-lysine

L-lysine for erectile dysfunctionL-lysine is claimed to promote testosterone in men.  It is a hormone that defines characteristics of the male body and is responsible for fertility. As men age, their testosterone levels diminish, causing balding, heart disease, low fertility and erectile dysfunction.
Source: Foods rich in protein are good sources of lysine. That includes meat (specifically red meat, pork, and poultry), cheese (particularly parmesan), certain fish (such as cod and sardines), nuts, eggs, soybeans (particularly tofu, isolated soy protein, and defatted soybean flour), spirulina, and fenugreek seed. Many nuts also contain lysine along with arginine (lysine counteracts some of the effects of arginine).
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Ligustrum

Ligustrum for erectile dysfunctionLigustrum is often used in traditional chinese medicine.  It is usually combined with astragalus root to combat long term weakness and deficiency.   It is used by men in Asia to provide stamina during loving making.
Source: Ligustrum Recurve is a fast growing, dense, upright evergreen shrub or small tree with large shiny dark green leaves. Strongly fragrant creamy flowers are produced in abundance during May.


Muira Puama

(Ptychopetalum olacoides)Few reputed health-enhancing plants are as popular or as widely consumed among the natives of the northern Amazon river basin as the bark of muirapuama. For centuries, this plant has been used to increase libido and improve sexual potency. The harvest and sale of muirapuama is big business throughout Brazil. As one Amazonian herbalist told me, “Muirapuama makes you sexually young again.”


Niacin

Niacin for male enhancementNiacin is a comon name for vitamin B3.  It occurs naturally in plants and animals, and is also added to many foods as a vitamin supplement. It is present in many vitamin and nutritional supplements. Niacin is important in keeping healthy cholesterol levels in the body. Having a healthy circulatory system ensures having a healthy penis, because erection is anchored on the mechanism of blood flowing directly to the penile tissues.
Source: Niacin is found in: Dairy products, Eggs, Enriched breads and cereals, Fish, Lean meats, Legumes, Nuts, and Poultry.


Sarsaparilla

contains steroidal saparins which are thought to mimic the action of some human hormones. It is used as a supportive tonic to the male reproductive system and is thought to promote healthy routine production of testosterone and progesterone. It has also been studied for its ability to support performance.

Saw Palmetto

Saw palmetto enhances the actions of other herbs – thus, it helps support the prostate gland’s healthy hormone balance necessary for optimal sexual function


Schizandra Fruit

Schizandra Fruit for erectil dysfunctionSchizandra Fruit can increase the body’s ability to cope with internal and external stress factors, and normalise the functions of the body. They help maintain the stable internal environment inside the body known as homeostasis.  The medicinal properties of jujube fruits have been known for a very long time. Countries like Korea and China use jujube fruits as traditional herbal medicines.These fruits are considered to have stress alleviating properties. Powdered jujube fruit is used by some people to to calm nerves and anxiety. It is a popular stress buster in many parts of the world and also known for its rejuvenating properties. It is considered good for clearing up skin. Jujube has anti-oxidant properties.Source: Jujube is a deciduous shrub and is called Ziziphus zizyphus in Latin. It is mainly cultivated in China and Asia (Indo-Syrian belt). However, its natural spread is unknown due to high volumes of cultivation across the world.


Tribulus

has been studied for its ability to promote muscle health and strength and general prowess in the male body.


Vitamin B-6

Vitamin B-6 for erectile dysfunctionVitamin B-6  in the body is correlated with the amount of sex hormones released. Vitamin B deficiencies can lead to lethargy and fatigue, which usually means more sleep and rest is needed, not sex. Each specific B vitamin offers your body something different in regard to your overall health as well as your penis health. The best sexual function of vitamin B complex is that it controls the “libido”. This fact should never be forgotten that no matter how good and improved your penis health already is, it will be useless if you do not posses sufficient sex drive i.e. libido.
Source: Excellent sources of vitamin B6 include spinach, bell peppers, and turnip greens.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E for erectile dysfunctionVitamin E is considered the “love vitamin,” because it promotes sexual health and fertility, aside from being an antioxidant. And because of its antioxidant properties, you would have better skin and you would get that “youthful glow,” which would make you sexier and more irresistible to your partner.
Source: Numerous foods provide vitamin E. Nuts, seeds, and vegetable oils are among the best sources of alpha-tocopherol, and significant amounts are available in green leafy vegetables and fortified cereals.  Most vitamin E in American diets is in the form of gamma-tocopherol from soybean, canola, corn, and other vegetable oils and food products.

Walnut

Walnut for erectile dysfunctionWalnut can enlarge blood vessels and enhances blood flow to the penis.  Over 2000 years ago the Romans would eat walnuts for good sexual function.  Walnuts contain many properties to support good penis health.
Source:walnut trees have been cultivated for thousands of years, the different types have varying origins. The English walnut originated in India and the regions surrounding the Caspian Sea, hence it is known as the Persian walnut. In the 4th century AD, the ancient Romans introduced the walnut into many European

Korean Ginseng

countries where it has been grown since.


Zinc

Zinc for erectile dysfunctionZinc is an immune system booster. Zinc plays a crucial role in keeping a body healthy. Great sources of Zinc are oysters, pine nuts and other nuts, meats, grains and cereals, legumes, among other food sources. Zinc is reportedly important in promoting male potency.

Zinc is a micromineral needed in the diet on a daily basis, but only in very small amounts (50 milligrams or less). The other microminerals that all humans must get from food are arsenic, boron, cobalt, copper, chromium, fluorine, iodine, iron,manganese, molybdenum, nickel, silicon, vanadium, and zinc.

Source: Good sources include sea vegetables, spinach, pumpkin seeds, yeast, beef, and lamb.

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