The Testosterone Boosting Effects Of Ginger
Ginger is a common spice well used in both cooking and in Traditional medicines..
Also known as Zingiber Officinale Roscoe or Zingiberaceae
Common Uses For Ginger
Ginger is commonly used to treat nausea and stomach upsets, it is also beloved to help reduce travel sickness and even nausea caused after anaesthetic
Taking Ginger Extract
To help prevent nausea, a dose of approximately 1-3g are usually deemed effective other health benefits can be obtained by taking it in larger doses.
Uses Of Ginger Extract in Supplement Form
Ginger has been tried and tested on many aspects of general health and has been shown to have provide positive effects ( to varying degrees) on the following:
- Gastric Emptying
- Osteoporosis (Slight)
- Inflammation Of Joints ( Mild Effect)
- Bad Cholesterol Levels
- Colon Cancer
- Muscle Pain
- Vertigo – Still under testing (but results look positive)
- Appetite – has shown appetite reducing properties
- Ejaculate Volume
- Sexual Response
- Sperm Count
- Semen Motility.
Ginger As A Testosterone Booster
There have been clinical studies that have tested the ability of ginger supplementation to boost production of both testosterone and luteinizing hormone in men suffering with reduced libido…
Over a three month trial involving infertile men, an increase of 17.7% testosterone production and 43.2% luteinizing hormone was shown.
Similar trials revealed increased semen motility (40.7%) and a small increase in actual sperm count (16.2%)
You can read the trial reports here – http://www.iasj.net/iasj?func=fulltext&aId=71548
Ginger has been proven to have positive effects on the male libido and general sexual response, both key effects of reduced testosterone levels, further studies have shown that good increase in testosterone levels can seen after relatively short term supplementation containing Ginger root extract
ABOUT THE AUTHOR –
I am 58 years old, I currently live in London. I have one married daughter aged 33
I have always had a passion for fitness, In my younger days I was a keen swimmer and competed at county level both at home and abroad. I am also a keen squash and tennis player and have always been a keen gym goer.
I have a CPD accreditation in Sports Nutrition and am a published author with my articles featuring in some popular publications.
Over the past 12 years I have studied the effects of testosterone both in the younger man and as we get older, the effects of low or reduced testosterone and how increasing its production can really improve your health.
On a personal level, a number of years ago, I was diagnosed with Low-T myself, and my own in-depth research has helped me to redress my own health concerns.