Can Banaba Leaf Boost Testosterone
Found In A Few Testosterone Boosting Supplements, But Does Banaba Leaf Actually Work?
Banaba leaf ( also known as Lagerstromia) is a plant based supplement common used for its anti diabetic properties.. it has also been claimed to have muscle boosting properties and can be found in a few testosterone boosting products.
Also known as Banaba, Crape Myrtle, Crepe Myrtle.
Taking Banaba Leaf
There have been no trials that actually confirm both minimum and maximum doses, it has been shown in trials to be effective when taking the leaf extract at 3000mg per day.
The following compounds in Banaba Leaf include
- Valeoneaic acid
- Ethyl Gallate
- Betulinic Acid
- Caffeic Acid
- Corosolic Acid
The two key compounds are believed to be Valoneaic and Corosolic Acids
it has been found to have minor anti oxidant effects and it may be able to contribute to better glucose control in diabetics.
Can Banaba Leaf Boost Testosterone?
There have been no clinical studies ( that are publicly available anyway) that either prove or disprove manufacturers claims that Banaba Leaf can help to increase testosterone levels,
claims by some manufacturers that it can help increase muscle mass are also unfounded…
The only proven effect of Banaba Leaf is its ability to help control glucose in diabetics – something that has been proven in both animal and human clinical trials…