tongkat ali tree

The scientific name of tongkat ali is Eurycoma longifolia.

Tongkat ali has been studied for a wide range of applications. Below are references to some of these studies.

Anti-depressant

Effect of Tongkat Ali on stress hormones and psychological mood state in moderately stressed subjects

Fertility

Eurycoma longifolia Jack in managing idiopathic male infertility

Breast cancer

Cytotoxic effects of the root extracts of Eurycoma longifolia Jack

Colon cancer

Anti-angiogenic quassinoid-rich fraction from Eurycoma longifolia modulates endothelial cell function

Diabetes

Screening for antihyperglycaemic activity in several local herbs of Malaysia

Anti-bacterial

Antibacterial activity of Eurycoma longifolia Jack. A Malaysian medicinal plant.

Malaria

Ethnobotanical study on some Malaysian anti-malarial plants: A community based survey