How To Tolerate Tongkat Ali

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Tongkat Ali can cause vomiting or an upset stomach in a small number of people, particularly if you don’t take it with food.

Why Does This Happen?

The reason why this happens is because Tongkat Ali contains quassinoids which are some of the the most bitter compounds in nature. 

Our Tongkat Ali is 3rd party tested to contain 2.5% eurocaomanoe which means it’s very potent.

The more potent = the better the effects on testosterone.

The more potent = the more bitter the taste.

The more it’s bitter = the harder it can be to digest if you have a sensitive digestive system.

Here's What To Do

First, make sure you are taking it with a meal.

If you’re taking multiple supplements, like Tongkat Ali, Fadogia, Turkesterone and Cistanche.

Try cutting back to just one for a few days, if all ok, add in another.

Add in Tongkat Ali last, but don’t take a full 500mg dose.

Either use a 100mg tablet or split the capsule and have a 1/5th dose.

If you can tolerate that ok, then you can increase by 1/5th every 3 days until you get to a full dose.

Some people with a sensitive digestive system just need to build up to a full dose over time.

If you're still struggling, send us an email at and we'll do our best to help you.

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