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Summary of Trichopus zeylanicus
Primary information, health benefits, side effects, usage, and other important details
Trichopus zeylanicus (of the family Trichopodaceae) is a herb from India, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka. It has been used historically by the Kani tribe in India, which uses this plant for its purported anti-fatigue effects.
It shows performance enhancing properties and may act as an aphrodisiac as well. A few in vitro studies also suggest that it may protect the body and DNA from various forms of oxidation.
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Recommended dosage, active amounts, other details
Aphrodisiac properties were noted (in mice) at 200mg/kg bodyweight a day, and performance enhancing properties were noted at 250mg-500mg/kg bodyweight a day (again, in mice). These mice studies lead to estimated human doses of:
1,100-2,700mg for a 150lb person
1,400-3,600mg for a 200lb person
1,800-4,500mg for a 250lb person
Things to Note
Aphrodisiac component appears to be fat soluble
Performance increasing may not be time-sensitive
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