Note: This is editorial Vigrx plus review. You can find MRZ users’ reviews at the end of this post.
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- 0.1 Review Summary
- 0.2 Full Review
- 0.3 What is VigRx Plus?
- 0.4 Background
- 0.5 What Ingredients are in VigRx Plus?
- 1 Clinical Studies
- 2 Does Vigrx Plus have any side effects?
- 3 Does Vigrx plus increase penis size?
- 4 Where to buy Vigrx Plus?
- 5 Final words- Does Vigrx Plus really work?
Vigrx plus is one of the best selling over the counter pills with proven clinical results (peer reviewed scientific paper) for increasing blood flow to the penis and libido. Its constituents are popular asphordic and have independent scientific research backings behind it (references below). But, there is no evidence of the permanent increase in penis size (superior erections typically results in 0.5-1.5 inch temporary growth in erect length though) despite the claims by the company. In my personal trial of 6 months, I found it superior to other best sellers supplements for long lasting erections with a visible increase in erect penis size (though no permanent gain was noticed). They have 67 days money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with results( you need to save containers though). I would recommend it (#1 in OTC sexual enhancement pills category) for stronger erections and increased libido but would NOT recommend it solely for increasing penis size.
Note that this review going to cover both positives and negatives. Though I have done 6 months testing Vigrx plus, I would not base this review solely on that as it would be anecdotal and unscientific. You can read the MRZ community reviews at the end of the post.
What is VigRx Plus?
VigRX Plus is a clinically-tested proprietary polyherbal preparation for improving male sexual function. The product is marketed by Leading Edge Health (BBB accredited business) since 2001. The clinical studies which show its efficacy, in a double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled, parallel groups, multi-centre study was done by a separate organization called Vedic Life Sciences. VigRx Plus is designed to increase sexual stamina and vigor, as well as increase your libido.The product has been endorsed by celebrity doctor(author of the best-seller “Hardness Factor”) Dr.Steven Liamm. Vigrx plus has been used by over half a million people over years.
It can be very frustrating if you don’t perform as expected on the bed. Though everyone loves sex, it is also a fact that many men barely get a long lasting erection.Sometimes, erection and libido can be there but your partner is still shouting for more. Hence, you get obsessed with the thought of wanting to have a harder, bigger and longer penis to satisfy your partner and maximize the pleasure at the same time. The prescription pills might not be your first preference as you may not be officially diagnosed with ED or just want to avoid those due to their side-effects.
VigRX Plus heightens libido. As you age, you may notice that your erections start to be less firm and can even get lost in the middle of your intercourse. However, if you are taking VigRX Plus, there will be an elevated head size, harder and bigger erection, greater orgasms, long lasting erection and more improved sex drive. In fact, you would feel like you are back to your 20’s again. This supplement is also used to address impotence problem and improve blood circulation to your genital area. It was found to be effective in elevating sperm production too.
This supplement is a combination of herbs that are proven to be effective in increasing libido, augmenting erection size and staying on power throughout your bed performance. Its effectiveness can be attributed to its Bioprene content which is derived from black pepper extract. This increases absorption of the supplement to 30%. Hence, VigRX Plus is way beyond other types of male enhancers when it comes to effectiveness and potency.
What Ingredients are in VigRx Plus?
Most of the ingredients in Vigrx Plus are used to increase blood flow to get better erection and improve sexual arousal. I would cover the 5 main ingredients which make Vigrx plus unique and have strong clinical and/or scientific evidence for their effectiveness. You may refer their official website for more details regarding constituents.
BioPerine is the base of VigRx Plus and was not available in the original formulation of VigRX, but it is now added as the main component in this new formulation.Bioperine helps the human body absorb the potent substances.It is a natural ingredient made from Indian black pepper fruit and made into an extract, which known as piperine. Bioperine has been clinically proven to increase the absorption rate by up to 35% and patented in the United States. It is one of the main constituents which make Vigrxplus stand out from the competition.
Epimedium Leaf Extract(Horny Goat Weed)
Epimedium has been used for a long time to increase sex drive. Its active component “Icariin” has been termed as potential equivalent to “blue pills”. (Resource: J. Nat. Prod., 2008, 71 (9), pp 1513-15). The traditional name “Horny goat weed” derives from the story that it had been first uncovered when a Chinese goat herder discovered the improved sexual desire and copulating actions of his goat herd after eating this flowering plant.
Asian Red Ginseng
Red Ginseng has been utilized in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years as an aphrodisiac. It boosts nitric oxide synthesis improving blood circulation towards the penis and leads to stronger erection strength. A double-blind research report published in 2001 by the Department of Urology at the University of Ulsan College of Medicine (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12394711) confirmed the effectiveness of Korean Red Ginseng for the treatment of erection dysfunction.
Damiana (Turnera Aphrodisiaca)
Damiana is another aphrodisiac since the period of the Mayans and its effectiveness has been confirmed by scientists for increased stamina and erection. One more most recent research of Damiana on patients with diabetes demonstrated that its effectiveness fixing erection problems. (US Patent #5523087)
Muira Pauma Bark Extract (Ptychopetalum Olacoides)
It is a plant extract, which has been traditionally used in South America and placed in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia as a treatment for dysentery and erectile dysfunction.In a study by Dr. Waynberg with 100 men with complaints regarding sex-related function and also insufficient desire, 66% noted an increased frequency of sexual intercourse and 70% reported an overall boost in their own desire for sex.
- Apart from these five prime ingredients (which has strong scientific and clinical evidence for better sexual stamina, erection, and libido), it consists following aphrodisiacs.
- Cascuta Seed Extract
- Gingko Biloba
- Hawthorn Berry
- Muira Pauma
- Saw Palmetto
- Tribulus Terrestris
Vigrx Plus is one of the few male enhancement pills that has been actually clinically studied by the various group of researchers and research report published in reputed peer-reviewed(which means the report stood the scrutiny of independent scientists) journals. The clinical study was conducted by another company called Vedic Life Science with a group of 75 men aged between 25 and 50 over a period of 45 days. This triple-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study (researchers neither knew who is taking Vigrx plus nor they knew what Vigrx plus is) to evaluate the safety and efficacy of VigRX Plus capsules gave the following results as shown in the graph below.
Summary of the results
- 63% INCREASE in ability to maintain erection
- 59% INCREASE in ability to penetrate partner
- 23% INCREASE in frequency & quality of orgasms
- 73% INCREASE in sexual & intercourse satisfaction
- 47% INCREASE in sex drive and desire
- 61 INCREASE in overall sexual satisfaction
I would not bore you much with technical details here. If you are interested, you can find the full research report here.
Apart from this study, I found six more clinical studies showing positive results about the effectiveness of Vigrx plus.
Does Vigrx Plus have any side effects?
Although VigRx Plus is made of mostly natural herbs and its extracts and has been clinically tested for its efficacy, still it has not been approved by FDA. So, I read a lot of research report about Vigrx and its main constituents to find any adverse reports. Since VigRx has been in the market for more than a decade now, there has been an ample number of studies about its efficacy and side-effects (Researchgate report). I could not find any report of serious adverse effects exclusive to Vigrx plus.However, some of the ingredients can have some minor effects such as mild symptoms of nausea, heart Palpitations/restlessness (mostly for people having serious heart conditions), allergic reactions(mostly seen in people taking medication for Parkinson’s disease, Schizophrenia or Alzheimer’s. If you are taking medication for any of these and notice similar persistent side-effects for more than a week, you can return the products under their 68 days money-back-guarantee.
Does Vigrx plus increase penis size?
The short answer is not enough scientific evidence for an answer to be conclusive yes. Though there are numerous studies about increased libido, stamina, and erection with regular Vigrx plus intakes, there is no exclusive study about the effect on penis length. In six months of my trial, though I observed about 0.5 inches increase in erection length, I think it was due to harder erection than the real increase in size. If you are looking solely for penis size increase, try Bathmate or Phallosan forte extender.
Where to buy Vigrx Plus?
Note that Vigrx plus is not available in any retail store including Walmart. If you come across anything like that, you can be sure that they are fake. Though their price point is not exactly cheap these are quite light on pocket compared to $20+/pill for prescription pills.
You can buy Vigrx plus exclusively from their official website. Beware of counterfeit products from sold online in similar sounding names/websites. You need to register your delivery on the official website to be covered under 60 days money back guarantee. There is no working coupon right now.(Updated March 2018)
The product is shipped internationally to almost all parts of the world. They have also multilingual website support(check top right to choose your preferred language)
Final words- Does Vigrx Plus really work?
It worked for me (34-year-old white straight male with no significant health issue) to a significant extent but that should not be good enough reason for you to buy. Every person is different and its efficacy can vary from person to person. Having said that, I can say that Vigrx Plus is currently one of the most reliable male enhancement pills with backings of the maximum number of clinical studies and most positive reviews across the web. Note that, all these positive words are solely for better and stronger erections not about increasing size. Though harder erection can result up to 0.75-1 inch growth of erection length, there is just not sufficient evidence for the same. Given their 60 days money back guarantee, it is one of the first product you should go for to bring back fireworks to your bedroom.
Given their 60 days money back guarantee, it is one of the first product you should go for to bring back fireworks to your bedroom. Just keep the expectation realistic and have safe-sex![askmeanythingpeople]
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