Safed Musli

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About

Safed musli is a rare herb from India. It is used in traditional systems of medicine including Ayurveda, Unani, and homeopathy. It is traditionally used for arthritis, cancer, diabetes, boosting vitality, improving sexual performance, and for many other uses.

Today it is also showing up in supplements promoted for bodybuilding.

This plant species is now a threatened species worldwide due to overharvesting.

How it works

Safed musli contains chemicals that might have effects in the body. Research in animals shows it might have anti-inflammatory effects. Animal research also shows that it might increase sexual activity and might possibly have effects similar to testosterone. But this research is preliminary. There is no reliable research in people.

Effectiveness

Not Proven
Bodybuilding
Weight loss
Improving sexual performance
Erectile dysfunction
Stress
Arthritis
Cancer
Diabetes
Diarrhea
Dysentery
Painful urination (dysuria)
Increasing lactation in breast-feeding mothers
Gonorrhea
Sperm disorders (oligospermia)
Infections

Concerns

There is not enough information available to know if safed musli is safe.

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Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough information to know if safed musli is safe duringpregnancyandbreast-feeding. It should be avoided.Dosing considerations for Safed Musli.

Interactions

No information available.

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