Category - Asteracantha Longifolia Nees [synonym Hygrophila auriculata]

Asteracantha Longifolia Nees [synonyms Hygrophila auriculata, Hygrophila spinosa] is traditionally used in ayurvedic medicine as aphrodisiac, tonic, sedative etc. Animal studies are reporting androgenic as well as improvement of sexual behaviour, significant increase in the sperm count, noticable anabolic effects, increase in red blood cell count, haemoglobin count, serum iron and serum protein after Asteracantha longifolia extract ingestion. More clinical trials should be conducted to support therapeutic use of Asteracantha Longifolia Nees.