How Do I Determine the Appropriate Tongkat Ali Dosage?

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  • Written By: Erin J. Hill
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  • Last Modified Date: 16 May 2018
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The best way to determine the right tongkat ali dosage is to speak with a trained medical professional who is familiar with the herb's use. This may include a medical doctor, holistic practitioner, herbalist, or pharmacist. You can also choose a particular product and follow the manufacturer's instructions exactly, although it is still a good idea to check with a professional. This is especially true if you are also taking any other medication or dietary supplements.

Tongkat ali is a tree found in the jungles of various Asian nations such as Thailand and Indonesia. The root is often used in supplements as an aphrodisiac, and other parts of the tree may also be used to promote energy and focus. The plant has been used for thousands of years by peoples in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.

To determine the right tongkat ali dosage, you may wish to discuss any symptoms you are having with a doctor or pharmacist to ensure that it is safe for you to take this supplement. A medical exam may be given to check for any definitive conditions which may be causing your issues. Once this is done, you can discuss the use of supplements for treatment or prevention purposes, as well as the correct dosage. Be sure to mention any other medications you are taking, as well as any preexisting health conditions you have.


The tongkat ali dosage you require may also depend on the product you choose to purchase. Some feature the root alone and others combine this supplement with other ingredients which may enhance the effects or provide additional benefits. Be sure to thoroughly research all ingredients in any option you choose.

If your family doctor or general practitioner doesn’t know much about tongkat ali, you may choose to see an herbalist or another natural practitioner. They are often better trained in natural and holistic remedies than many medical doctors. You can also contact the manufacturer of an option you are considering and discuss tongkat ali dosage options as well as your general health and reasons for taking it.

Those who suffer from insomnia and certain other medical conditions may not be able to take a full dosage of tongkat ali. Supplements should not be used to treat any medication condition without first consulting with a doctor. Potency my vary from product to product, so it is not safe to assume that one can take equal amounts of any drug or supplement coming from more than one manufacturer.



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