Supplementation of Eurycoma longifolia Jack Extract for 6 Weeks Does Not Affect Urinary Testosterone: Epitestosterone Ratio, Liver and Renal Functions in Male Recreational Athletes

@inproceedings{Chen2014SupplementationOE,
  title={Supplementation of Eurycoma longifolia Jack Extract for 6 Weeks Does Not Affect Urinary Testosterone: Epitestosterone Ratio, Liver and Renal Functions in Male Recreational Athletes},
  author={Chee Keong Chen and Wan Mohd Zahiruddin Wan Mohamad and Foong Kiew Ooi and Shaiful Bahari Ismail and Mohamad Rusli Abdullah and Annie George},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Eurycoma longifolia Jack (ElJ) has been shown to elevate serum testosterone and increased muscle strength in humans. This study investigated the effects of Physta(®) a standardized water extract of ElJ (400 mg/day for 6 weeks) on testosterone: epitestosterone (T:E) ratio, liver and renal functions in male recreational athletes. METHODS A total of 13 healthy male recreational athletes were recruited in this double blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over study. The participants were… CONTINUE READING

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