Known as a growth hormone releaser, this amino acid accelerates cell renewal, plays an important role in supporting the immune system and is responsible for the transport of nitrogen oxides. Lowers blood pressure, has certain anti-diabetic effects, reduces symptoms of weak erections and sexual arousal in men and women.
Known as an efficient source of energy for muscles, brain and heart, this oligosaccharide is a common ingredient in many energy and isotonic drinks. Maltodextrin does not cause any rapid fluctuations in blood sugar levels, as do larger amounts of simple sugars, which may lead to a feeling of hunger, and fatigue. It is not suitable for diabetics – and should be included in daily sugar intake calculations.
The amino acid compound L-Citrulline or Citrulline Malate, an intermediate product of metabolism is a rapid source of nitric oxide, which promotes blood circulation, improves strength levels and endurance and helps reduce fatigue.
SCHISANDRA BERRY (Schizandra chinensis)
A woody vine native to forests of Northern China and the Russian Far East, whose fruits ripen in late summer producing bright red berries gathered in grape-like clusters. It is widely used for medicinal purposes as it contains high amounts of vitamin C, A, E and other elements important for the human body such as calcium, iron, potassium, sulfur and sodium. As a powerful antioxidant and tonic it helps to strengthen the body, counteracts stress and promotes mental well-being. Chinese herbalists use it to treat coughs, insomnia, nausea, and physical weakness. Schisandra is also considered as an aphrodisiac that helps enhance sexual desire.
AMERICAN GINSENG (Panax quinquefolius)
A perennial herb that grows in the deciduous forests in central and eastern parts of North America plays an important role in Chinese or herbal medicine as its effects are long-lasting and beneficial to health. As an important antioxidant it supports the immune system, mental health and performance and has positively effects on concentration and coordination, counteracts stress, improves physical performance and mental wellbeing.
GUARANA (Paullinia cupana)
Known for centuries as the elixir for enhancing immunity, it is climbing plant from the tropical forests of the Amazon. A substance called guaranine is what makes guarana interesting as it is almost identical to caffeine but is released into the bloodstream more slowly making its effects more balanced and longer lasting. Since guaranine appears in the guarana seed completely naturally it has many beneficial effects for our bodies. Guarana helps to maintain physical and mental ability, improves overall body condition, counteracts fatigue and favourably influences sexuality.
SAW PALMETTO (Serenoa Creep)
An exotic plant from the coastal regions of the southern United States and southern California mostly processed for its purple-coloured grape-sized fruit. The fruit of Saw palmetto has been used in traditional American medicine for centuries as an aphrodisiac and to treat prostate and urinary tract conditions. There are also documented positive benefits relating to the reproductive system, soothing of cough and improvement of sleep, digestion and energy. It is also known to have a beneficial effect on eliminating hair loss in women, a detoxifying effect on acne prone skin, positive health effects on breasts and ovaries and may relieve the menstrual symptoms. It cleanses the liver and the colon, reduces the level of androgens in women, acts as a diuretic and an antiseptic, helps support sexual function and potency, supports and contributes improvement in overall wellbeing.
GINGKO BILOBA (maidenhair tree)
An antioxidant that promotes microcirculation of blood, aids memory and balances cognitive and mental functions, plays a role in the metabolism of cholesterol and the peripheral circulatory system (eyes and ears), and contributes to overall physical and mental health.
As the most important antioxidant in the body, it protects cells from oxidative stress and the negative effects of free radicals, helping to slow aging and has demonstrated to prevent tumour growth. Has a positive effect on the formation of sex cells, increases fertility and supports the nervous system.
Occurs in relatively large amounts in semen and its sufficiency in food is a prerequisite for proper sexual development and the proper function of male genital organs. It contributes to optimal carbohydrate metabolism, fertility and reproduction, maintains healthy bones, hair, nails, skin and eyes. It also contributes to the normal function of the immune system and protects cells from oxidative stress.