The tuberous roots of butea superba have been used in traditional Thai herbal medicine for ages.
The plant is also sometimes referred to as butea gum tree or simply, butea.
Parts Used: Root
Country of Origin: Thailand
Benefits and Uses
- Boost libido
- Erectile dysfunction
- Boost male androgens
- May increase sperm quantity
- Hair growth
- Stimulate the immune function
Butea Superba is the source of:
- Flavonoid glycosides
- Phytosterols, such asβ-sitosterol, stigmasterol, campesterol, and butesuperins A and B
In traditional Thai medicine, the roots of butea superba have been used as an aphrodisiac for over a century. The herb is believed to increase libido as well as help with erectile dysfunction.
The herb is primarily used for sexual problems and improve sexual performance in men. However, it can also help with excessive and loose bowel movements, painful urination, and fatigue. There is also some evidence that butea superba can help improve hair growth and stimulate the immune system.
The mechanism of action of butea superba is believed to be similar to testosterone, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), and gonadotropic releasing hormone (GnRH).
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