What is Chlorophytum Borivilianum?
Chlorophytum Borivilianum, also known as Safed Musli, is a herb grown in India most commonly used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine as an aphrodisiac and adaptogen.
It has also been referred to as “white gold” or “herbal viagra” due to its powerful aphrodisiac effects and its proven abilities to help enhance male sexual health.
How Does Chlorophytum Borivilianum Work?
Chlorophytum Borivilianum’s leaves and roots are commonly ground up and ingested orally as a solid or mixed with liquids.
Once ingested, its aphrodisiac, male enhancement, and adaptogen properties begin affecting the body.
An aphrodisiac is a substance that usually increases libido, sexual vigor and sexual arousal.
An adaptogen is a substance that is believed to help prevent the physical and chemical effects of stress.
The many therapeutic and nutritional importance of Chlorophytum borivilianum is often attributed to the rich source of phytochemicals in the plant, particularly the saponins.
Its roots contain steroidal and triterpenoidal saponins, sapogenins and fructans which all act as therapeutic agents and play vital role in many therapeutic applications.
It is also a rich source of over 25 alkaloids, vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, steroids, saponins, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phenol, resins, mucilage, and polysaccharides.
Chlorophytum Borivilianum Benefits
- Anti-stress properties
- Improves sleep
- Boosts immune system
- Improves libido & sexual arousal
- Increases sperm count
- Testosterone up-regulator
- Improves Growth Hormone release
Chlorophytum Borivilianum Bodybuilding Potential
To put it simply, taking Chlorophytum Borivilianum can help your body grow and recover faster than before.
By increasing levels of growth hormone and testosterone, Safed Musli helps to increase the overall anabolic potential of the body leading to stronger and faster gains in muscle and strength.
By increasing anti-stress properties, immune system responses and improving sleep, Safed Musli helps to decrease the amount of time spent recovering from training and promotes the rebuilding of muscles at a faster rate.
Chlorophytum Borivilianum And Men's Sexual Health
Many studies have been done concluding that taking Chlorophytum Borivilianum is an effective supplement to take for improving male sexual health.
Most of these studies indicate that taking it daily always leads to increased semen production and increased serum testosterone levels.
It has also been noted to help many men deal with erectile disfunction issues.
This is where it gets the term “herbal viagra” from.
Increased semen quality & quantity, increased erection strength, and lasting longer before climax while having sex are all properties that have been attributed to this plant.
Safed Musli is also taken to help increase one's libido and attraction towards potential sexual partners. Increasing sex drive and helping to promote a healthy sex life.
How To Take Chlorophytum Borivilianum
The most common way to take Chlorophytum Borivilianum is orally via dietary supplements.
Typical dosage range from 250mg – 1 gram per day.
However, the most commonly referred to dosage for feeling the beneficial side effects of the plant is 500mg daily.
It is noted that Safed Musli should be taken for long periods of time to feel continued benefits, ranging from 6 – 12 weeks.
Chlorophytum Borivilianum Side Effects
Chlorophytum Borivilianum has been used as a native herbal medicine and tonic for thousands of years. There are no known negative side effects.