Prolonged use of anabolic steroids severely damages the liver which is responsible for metabolizing testosterone. Testosterone that is formed in the testes can only be used by the body's receptors after it is metabolized by the liver. Consequently as the liver disintegrates so does the libido. It has been reported in FDA Drug Bulletin (October 1987) that in males, some of the additional side effects of anabolic steroid use includes: enlarged prostate, breast enlargement and testicular atrophy with subsequent sterility or significantly decreased sperm count.   Back to Topics



An East Indian sexual tonic herb long regarded as promoting fertility an d sexual potency. It is a primary strengthening tonic used in Ayurvedic science. It is safe, non-irritating and will not over stimulate sexual energy.    

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This herb has been found to protect healthy cells from viral and bacterial attack by stimulating activity in the immune system in general and T-cells - which attack pathogens and toxins - in particular.   Back to Topics



The Chinese name is Yin Yang Huo. It is indicated for impotence, stimul ating sexual activity and sperm production. Should not be used for prolonged periods of time.   Back to Topics



Being a reliable peripheral vasodilator, Ginkgo has been shown to be an excellent agent for treating arterial erectile dysfunction. It has a direct effect on endothelial cells which enhance blood flow of both penile arteries and veins without any change in systemic blood pressure. The first signs of improved blood supply and regained potency can be seen after 6 to 8 weeks. Continue treatment up to 6 months.   Back to Topics



Hormonal precursor which is used to increase energy, protect against harm from radiation exposure, regulate hormones, and it also contains diuretic properties.. Useful for frigidity, hives, impotence, infertility, nervous system disorders, premenstrual syndrome, and disorders caused by blood impurities.   Back to Topics



Acts as a diuretic and urinary antiseptic. Stimulates the appetite. Inhibits the pro duction of dihydrotestosterone, a hormone that contributes to enlargement of the prostate. Good for poor appetite and prostate disorders. Also enhances sexual functioning and desire.   Back to Topics



Steroidal saponins are anabolic steroid precursors that the body can use to manufacture for itself the desired growth hormones to build itself naturally and healthy. These plant (steroid precursor) constituents are not actively anabolic themselves, they are building blocks that the body can use to build its own anabolic steroids. These plant steroid precursors will not push the body b eyond its normal limits. Plants that provide natural anabolic steroidal precursors are Wild Yam, Sasparilla, Licorice, Damiana, Yucca and Saw Palmetto. Saw Palmetto is actually more of a sexual organ tonic so it is used more to support male testosterone production. Ginseng also has the steroidal saponins, it is quite epwensive, and the steroidal saponins in the less expensive Wild Yam and Sasparilla have a closer chemical construction to the anabolic steroids. each of these plants can be taken individually or in combination, as teas or tinctures. Take 1 cup of tea or 15 - 25 drops of tincture in the morning and evening.   Back to Topics



Good for supporting adrenal glands. Also combats anemia, fatigue and stress. Acts as an immune system booster that may help to prevent cancer. Good for AIDS, cancer, liver disease, high blood pressure, and weakened immune system.   Back to Topics



Yes, Yohimbe can serve as a sexual aid for men suffering with poor sexual response and/or impotence. Yohimbe is a West African stimulating aphrodisiac, whose actions have a direct effect on the sexual centers of the spinal cord increasing tonicity, possibly stimulating male potency. It is proven to cause penile erection giving relief of impaired sexual function, also giving increased sexual appetite. Impotence or functional origin is directly influenced by it. Yohimbe is a mild toxic plant and should not be used unr eservedly until science can reveal more about it. No evidence shows it to be anabolic, merely stimulating. It is frequently adulterated in commercial products, wit h some other plant used in its place.   Back to Topics

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