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Why I write about tongkat ali

I do not sell tongkat ali. I do not issue recommendations where to buy tongkat ali. I do not answer questions on where I get my own supply, I only reply, that, as a matter, of principle, I do not answer the question.

I write about tongkat ali for the same reason as I write about feminism, or about not travelling on planes, or about not committing suicide even though there is no compelling reason to be alive.

I write about tongkat ali and many other topics for the same reason for which others, not me, have accounts on Facebook and Twitter, or write blogs. This is: I like to communicate, to say what I think.

I like to write just like others like to sing or play guitar, without pursuing the commercial interest to make others pay to listen.

Of course, communicating with an audience is more thrilling than just writing a diary. And as it has evolved over the past few years, I have a worldwide secure readership only on one niche topic: tongkat ali

And therefore (for the purpose of having my thoughts on topics other than tongkat ali survive the Internet information avalanche), even my political and philosophical ideas are presented as a sidekick to my explanations on tongkat ali.

References:

1 Hooi Hoon ANG, Hung Seong CHEANG, Ahmad Pauzi Md. YUSOF, Effects of Eurycoma longifolia Jack (Tongkat Ali) on the Initiation of Sexual Performance of Inexperienced Castrated Male Rats, J-STAGE, Experimental Animals Vol. 49 (2000) No. 1 P 35-38.

2 Hiroshi Morita, Etsuko Kishi, Koichi Takeya, Hideji Itokawa, Yoichi Iitaka, Squalene derivatives from Eurycoma longifolia, Science Direct, The International Journal of Plant Biochemistry, Phytochemistry Volume 34, Issue 3, October 1993, Pages 765-771.

3 Hooi Hoon Ang, / Kheng Leng Lee, / Matsumoto Kiyoshi,, Sexual Arousal in Sexually Sluggish Old Male Rats after Oral Administration of Eurycoma longifolia Jack, Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology Volume 15, Issue 3-4, Pages 303-309 May 2011.

4 H. H. Ang andT. H. Ngai, Aphrodisiac evaluation in non-copulator male rats after chronic administration of Eurycoma longifolia Jack, Wiley Online Library, Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology Volume 15, Issue 4, pages 265-268, August 2001.

5 Muchsin Darise, Hiroshi Kohda, Kenji Mizutani, Osamu Tanaka, Eurycomanone and eurycomanol, quassinoids from the roots of Eurycoma longifolia, Science Direct, Phytochemistry Volume 21, Issue 8, 1982, Pages 2091-2093.

6 Katsuyoshi Mitsunaga, Kazuo Koike, Tomoko Tanaka, Youko Ohkawa, Yuko Kobayashi, Takako Sawaguchi, Taichi Ohmoto, Canthin-6-one alkaloids from Eurycoma longifolia, Science Direct, The International Journal of Plant Biochemistry, Phytochemistry Volume 35, Issue 3, February 1994, Pages 799-802.

7 Hiroshi Morita, Etsuko Kishi, Koichi Takeya, Hideji Itokawa, Yoichi Iitaka, Highly oxygenated quassinoids from Eurycoma longifolia, Science Direct, The International Journal of Plant Biochemistry, Phytochemistry Volume 33, Issue 3, 18 June 1993, Pages 691-696.