Herbs & Plant Extracts
In alternative medicine, natural herbal and plant extracts are widely used. Each herb or extract has its own health benefits and certain herbs or extracts have a positive effect for athletes. Herbs and plant extracts have been regarded as the medicines of mother nature, especially in the east, for centuries. XXL Nutrition has made a specific selection for people who do a lot of sports.
Turmeric, also known as the Indian yolk root, is a spice that is made from the Curcuma longa plant. Turmeric is known for its bright yellow colour and is used in traditional Indian medicine Ayurveda. Because not everyone likes the mild bitter taste, turmeric capsules are an excellent alternative.
Ashwagandha is a plant species commonly found in Africa, Asia and the Mediterranean. The roots of ashwagandha are rich in the active ingredients with anolides, a substance that resembles Ginseng in terms of action. In addition to the with anolides, ashwagandha is rich in various alkaloids. Ashwagandha is part of Ayurveda herbal medicine and is often used by male athletes.
Tribulus terrestris is also a plant that is part of the Ayurveda. The roots and fruits were especially used by men. Also among athletes, tribulus terrestris is seen as a valuable addition to a healthy diet.