Energy & Vitality

What is Physta®


Physta®, is a patented proprietary water-soluble extract derived from Malaysian Eurycoma Longifolia roots. It is a standardized extract compliant to Malaysian Standard (MS 2409:2011) for 'Phytopharmaceutical Aspect of Freeze Dried water extract from Tongkat Ali Roots- Specifications'.

Physta® an extract from roots of Tongkat Ali (Eurycoma longifolia) was jointly developed through collaborative works of the Malaysian Government and the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT using patented extraction technology (US Patent: 7132117, EU Patent: 1313491).

Physta® is a trademark of Biotropics Malaysia Berhad® and is also known as LJ100™ in the US, Distributed by HP Ingredients.



Biotropics is a proud adopter of Tongkat Ali with the American Botanical Council (ABC) “Adopt-A-Herb” programme

providing resource for the HerbMedPro and science-based information for the industry and general public.


About Eurycoma longifolia or Tongkat Ali

Tongkat Ali is Malaysia’s wonder plant for vitality and general energy – its potency is found mostly in the roots.

Tongkat Ali (scientific name: Eurycoma longifolia) is a tropical tree that has other common names such as ‘Pasak Bumi’ (Indonesia), Cay Ba Binh (Vietnam), , Pin Yin: 东革阿里 or Dōng gé ālǐ (China), ‘Longjack’ (United States) and ‘Malaysian ginseng’. The Tongkat Ali tree grows naturally in the tropical rainforests of Malaysia and has been consumed from as far back as the 19th century for various health purposes.

Tongkat Ali is famously known for its energizing property, but it is a common traditional preparation with various health benefits such as easing fever and migraine, enhancing endurance, improving blood flow and many more.



Physta® is scientifically tested thus carries an extensive list of pre-clinical and clinical studies (with Good Laboratory Practice, GLP and Good Clinical Practice, GCP standards) to ensure premium, performance and safety. Learn more »



Physta® Composition

The Tongkat Ali extract contains a variety of more than 65 compounds and is rich in bioactive compounds eurycomaoside, eurycolactone, eurycomalactone, eurycomanone and pasakbumin-B whereby the alkaloids and quassinoids form a major portion. The quassinoid compound eurycomanone is used as one of the markers for standardization.

Physta®’s standardization is based on four characteristics compounds (Eurycomanone, total protein, total polysaccharide and glycosaponin) at specific levels to ensure consistency in terms of quality and purity - compliant to Malaysian Standard (MS 2409:2011) and is patented (US Patent: 7132117, EU Patent: 1313491).