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Butea superba enhances dihydrotestosterone

By tongkatali.org
Updated January 19, 2023

Butea superba is a rare vine in Thai forests. It propagates in a network of roots. If one finds 1, there will be 100s. The roots form soft tubers that can be scooped by spoon. All this tissue is bleeding a red sap.

The above short video shows a butes suberba vine. If one enters a Thai forest in search for butea superba, one looks at tree tops to see what specimens are overgrown with vines. One then traces the vine to see where it enters the ground. That can be several trees away. The tubers are in a network of roots, just 10 centimeters under the surface. If the tubers are injured by digging tools, they will immerdiately start bleeding a red sap.

99 percent of commercial Butea superba is actually Butea monosperma, a common tree in the same botanical genus. Monosperma is sold as sliced tree branches with a red ring under the bark, called phloem. - A wooden core is monosperma, not superba.

Butea superba is a powerful enhancer of dihydrotestosterone, the form of testosterone responsible for libido in men. Butea superba can greatly affect sexual desire, up to pathological dimensions. Please see what was published by the US NIH (National Institutes of Health).

Cycling butea superba and tongkat ali

It is well established that tongkat ali, the world's most common herbal testosterone booster, has to be cycled. This is the case because of the negative feedback loops of the human body's endocrine (hormonal) system: increased levels of any hormone reliably trigger the hormone's down-regulation. This is why exogenous testosterone causes testicular shrinkage. When more than enough testosterone comes from the syringe, the Leydig cells of the testes don't produce any at all, and the testicles get atrophied.

Thus, using tongkat ali, one can trick the body into elevated testosterone levels only for a limited period of time. This means that in order to be effectively used, tongkat ali has to be cycled on off on off.

Bodybuilders and men with a busy sexual schedule don't like off-cycles. They would prefer consistently elevated testosterone levels, bodybuilders for an optimal physique, and those pursuing optimal sexual for orgasmic gratification.

The best solution is to alternate tongkat ali with butea superba.

Both butea superba and tongkat ali work on the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis which regulates testosterone levels, but the phytochemicals of the two plants are structurally so different that familiarization to the one doesn't carry over to the second.

For supranatural levels of testosterone, it is essential that the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis is off-balance as this is what exerts the desired increased testosterone synthesis.

Alternating butea superba and tongkat ali is a convincing strategy. A standard regimen would be to use tongkat ali for 8 to 12 days, and then switch to butea superba for an approximately equal time span. After the butea superba comes again the tongkat ali, and then again the butea superba, and so on, without ever letting testosterone go down to base level.


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