Publications

Effects of a Proprietary Freeze-Dried Water Extract of Eurycoma longifolia (Physta™) and Polygonum minuson Sexual Performance and Well-Being in Men: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.

Posted: December 20th, 2013
ABSTRACT Background: The root of Eurycoma longifolia (Tongkat Ali) has been traditionally used as a tonic, energy enhancer, and aphrodisiac, yet well-designed clinical trials supporting these properties are currently lacking. In this study, we evaluate the efficacy... read more

Pharmacokinetics and Bioavailability of Plant Lignan 7-Hydroxymatairesinol and Effects on Serum Enterolactone and Clinical Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women: A Single-Blinded, Parallel, Dose-Comparison Study

Posted: December 19th, 2013
Objective: 7-Hydroxymaitairesinol (7-HMR) is a naturally occurring plant lignan found in whole grains and the Norway spruce (Piciea abies). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the bioavailability of a proprietary 7-HMR product (HMRlignan, Linnea SA, Locarno,... read more

Salt Blood Pressure

Posted: July 18th, 2013
Background: High salt intake is linked to hypertension whereas a restriction of dietary salt lowers blood pressure (BP). Substituting potassium and/or magnesium salts for sodium chloride (NaCl) may enhance the feasibility of salt restriction and lower blood pressure... read more