Does Fenugreek Extract Boosts and Increase Testosterone Naturally?August 25, 2012
Two interesting studies reveals Testosterone boosting and libido increasing effects from the extract Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum).
An herb often used in curry dishes has more powerful effects than just making the food spicy - it has also has the effect of amping up your sex life.
Let`s take a closer look on this interesting testosterone increasing and boosting herb.
Fenugreek Study on Strength, bodycomposition, energy production and hormonal profiles:
The effect of fenugreek extract on strength, human body structure, energy production and hormonal profiles were researched in a study which was printed in the October 2010 version of the “Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.” 49 resistance-trained males were given either 500mg of fenugreek seed extract or a placebo for eight days.
During this time period, they participated in a four-day-per-week training program with two upper- and two lower-body exercises each week. The research concluded that the group that were supplemented with fenugreek had encountered substantial reductions in excess fat and enhanced results in both leg-press and bench-press. The scientists showed with this study that Fenugreek has important effects on body composition and energy compared to the placebo group.
Fenugreek Study Libido & Sex Drive:
"Researchers at the Australian Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine found out that 25- to 52-year-old men who took fenugreek extract(Trigonella foenum-graecum) twice a day for six weeks scored 25 percent higher on a test gauging libido levels than men who took a placebo", the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
Well, the males who took the placebo saw their libido`s either remain the same or even fall during the six-week period.
25% higher is a significant increase, who doesn`t want to increase their libido levels 25% naturally. Libido levels are closely in line with testosterone levels, also one of the important factors is that the increase is also without bad side effects like you would get by using Steroids and performance enhancing drugs.
It's a fact that using steroids and testosterone can actually shuts down your own bodies natural testosterone production (hopefully temporary). Therefor Fenugreek Extract can be a more healthy alternative to increase your libido and testosterone levels.
Why and How does Fenugreek Extract (Trigonella Foenum-Graecum) increase testosterone levels?
Scientists don`t know really why Trigonella foenum-graecum(aka Fenugreek) has such potent effect on men, but it could of course be because Fenugreek seeds contain compounds called Saponins, that affects hormone levels in the human body. One particular saponin named diosgenin could affect production of sex hormones.
"It probably works to increase testosterone or androgen levels, which decrease with age," Dr. Raj Persad, a consultant neurologist, told the Daily Mail.
Can you also Lose Weight With Fenugreek?
Fenugreek is rich in soluble fiber. Soluble fiber is well known for promoting and enhancing weight loss.
Why is it so? Well it's because it causes the digestive tract to enlarge.
With an expanded digestive tract you will feel more full and it will be easier for you to successfully gain control of your appetite.
Where to Get It?
Fenugreek is an important ingredient in any decent testosterone booster, because of the proven effects of raising and increasing testosterone levels and libido levels in healthy males.In the formulation of TestoTurbo we included a 600mg daily dosage of the testosterone boosting herb Fenugreek aka Trigonella foenum-graecum