Can Rhaponticum Carthamoides Boost Testosterone
Appearing in an ever increasing number of testosterone boosters, Rhaponticum carthamoides is a herb extract traditionally used in Russian and Siberian medicine to boost recovery and performance especially after illness..
Also known as Russian Leuzea, Maral Root, Rhaponticum and Leauzea Carthamoides.
Taken from the plant family Ateraceae, apart from its anti fatigue uses, it is said that it can also be used for both physical and sexual enhancement.
In traditional Chinese Medicine it also has limited uses in the reduction of body fat (unproven) and boosting immunity.
Its key components are
20-hydroxyecdysone ( a key Ecdysteroid)
Ellagic Acid ( Tannin )
N-feruloylserotinin isomer seeds
Commonly used as a performance enhancer in traditional medicine it has actually not been subjected to any human testing on this or any other of its claimed properties.
One clinical study did confirm that it had an ability to help reduce stress and boost metabolic syndrome, but this study was carried on on Test Rats.. not Human Subjects –
Rhaponticum Carthamoides As A Testosterone Booster
Despite a number of studies – also carried on on Rats ( not Humans) the effects of Rhaponticum carthamoides on both testosterone and Estrogen remain unknown and unproven
Unproven and largely untested on Human subjects… based on the evidence found during our searches, there is no evidence of any testosterone boosting properties that could be gained by taking supplements containing Rhaponticum carthamoides.