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TESTO® vs Herbal Ignite Review - Which Libido Supplement Is Best?

Herbal Ignite? Herbal Ignite Max? Or TESTO? We're sorting fact from fiction in the search for New Zealand's best supplement


Here's a question for you:

Is stress, low energy, or a poor diet leaving you feeling like less of a man?

If so, you’re not alone!

According to (1), half of New Zealand men over the age of 40 experience erectile problems. But only around 5% ever end up seeking help.

From virtual shopping baskets to store shelves, there’s an overwhelming number of lotions, potions, and tonics that all claim to ‘Restore your testosterone!’ and ‘Boost your sex drive, fast!’. With so many options, it’s easy to feel lost.

Today we’re making your life easier by reviewing two of New Zealand’s most popular natural remedies: TESTO and Herbal Ignite. So which supplement provides the best support for your sex drive? And what is it about these herbal erection pills that make them the go-to for Kiwi men looking to get ‘back to business’?

Keep reading to find out:

‘At A Glance’ Comparison Table

TESTO® Herbal Ignite Herbal Ignite Max
Best Buy $189 (3 Bottle Deal) $211 (3 Bottle Deal) $248 (3 Bottle Deal)
Average Bottle Price $63.00 $70.33 $82.66
Cost Per Day $2.10 $2.34 - $3.90 $2.75
Capsules Per Bottle 60 90 90
Capsules Per Day 2 3 - 5 (weight dependent) 3
Guarantee 90 Day Money-Back Guarantee, full or empty. 90 Day Money-Back Guarantee on all unopened bottles and one opened. 90 Day Money-Back Guarantee on all unopened bottles and one unopened.

Panax Red Ginseng root Extract

Fenugreek Seed Extract

Horny Goat Weed Extract

Piperine Extract



Vitamin D3

Tribulus Terrestris

Horny Goat Weed

Avena Sativa

Tribulus Terrestris

Horny Goat Weed

KSM-66 Ashwagandha



Black Pepper


Broccoli Sprout


Vitamin D3V

Does it contain preservatives, sugars, milk, starch, wheat, or yeast derivatives? No No No
Other Ingredients Excipients and fillers Excipients and fillers Excipients and fillers
Ordering Discreet online ordering Discreet online ordering Discreet online ordering
Safety? GMP Certified GMP Certified GMP Certified
Prescription Required? No No No
Vegetarian? Yes Yes Yes
Dairy Free? Yes Yes Yes

What you need to know about Erectile Dysfunction

What is erectile dysfunction?

When you want to ‘get busy’, your body isn’t always your best friend.

Long-standing medical issues, illnesses, medications, as well as the various ways you’ve been (mis)treating your body via diet and exercise - or lack thereof - can leave you suffering from the early signs and symptoms of erectile dysfunction such as difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection.

Take note that this isn’t just a concern for your sexual health, either. A decrease in sexual performance between the sheets can point to far more pressing medical issues on the streets, including Cardiovascular (heart) problems, or even Diabetes.

So if you find relationship issues, medications, or the ageing process has left you with a lack of energy or a lacklustre libido, it’s time to kick those stubborn ways to the curb and seek out a long-term solution.

What causes erectile dysfunction?

A decline in your health or sexual performance can be caused by:

What treatments are available?

When you’re struggling in the bedroom, most anything can feel like bad news.

But here’s the good:

Erectile dysfunction doesn’t have to end in a life sentence of celibacy.

In fact, simple lifestyle changes such as adding libido-boosting foods to your meals can often be all you need to restore your sex drive and address the signs of erectile dysfunction. If not, however? Then don’t despair!

There are a raft of treatments on the market, including:

  • Patches, pills, and natural supplements that lift testosterone and libido like TESTO.
  • Short-term erectile dysfunction medications such as Viagra, Cialis, Silvasta, and Levitra.
  • Mechanical treatments including penile surgery, injections, and vacuum pumps.
  • Medical check-ups and treatments that address thyroid problems, diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure, and other illnesses.

Natural supplements provide long-lasting support

Unlike on-the-spot sexy-time solutions like Viagra, over-the-counter dietary supplements dive deeper to address the…’root’...cause of erectile dysfunction.

Take TESTO, for example: this herbal supplement is naturopathically formulated and manufactured in New Zealand using a 100% natural blend of quality, standardised herbal extracts and minerals. From the scientifically researched Fenugreek Seed and Panax Ginseng through to Vitamin D3, these ingredients work at the cellular level to support your libido, stamina, and sexual performance.

Natural supplements such as these are packed with optimal quantities of quality, active ingredients - backed by clinical trials - to provide you with more powerful, longer-lasting erectile support.

The question is, which one is right for you? Keep reading to find out.

Comparison: TESTO® vs Herbal Ignite

Natural Herbal Erection Support Supplements

Have you received one of those shady Viagra emails recently?

We thought so!

You see, the Viagra market is increasingly plagued by second-rate suppliers and dodgy products. Unfortunately, the same can be said of herbal supplements. When you’re looking for a natural supplement, finding a brand - and a product - you trust is an absolute must.

Over-the-top promises and same-day guarantees, for example, should be immediate red flags. If a supplier is claiming otherwise? Then you’d do well to steer clear. Unsubstantiated claims often point to unknown, potentially harmful drugs and ingredients.

Instead, you should search out natural supplements that manage to tick all of the boxes:

  • What ingredients do they contain?
  • What safety nets do they offer?
  • What about the price?

TESTO and Herbal Ignite are two such which is better?

Join us for the answers to these questions and many more below:

How much do they cost?

When it comes to price, you want the best bang-for-your-buck in the bedroom.

  • TESTO’s current Buy-2-Get-1-Free offer is just $178 for a 3 Month Supply of libido boosting capsules. That's $59.33 per 60 capsule bottle.
  • Herbal Ignite’s 3 bottle offer, on the other hand, sees you $211 out of pocket. That's $70.33 per 90 capsule bottle.
  • Herbal Ignite’s Max 3 bottle offer sees you paying $248. That’s $82.67 per 90 capsule bottle.

What’s the daily dosage?

Herbal Ignite may seem like great value. You walk away with more capsules, after all! However, the original formulation is dependent on body weight. This requires you to take anywhere from 3 - 5 capsules per day, as illustrated below:

Herbal Ignite

  • 60-79 kg - 3 caps daily
  • 80-99 kg - 4 caps daily
  • 100kg+ - 5 caps daily

Herbal Ignite Max

  • 3 caps daily.


  • 2 caps daily.

Which is more important, quantity or quality?

Here at TESTO, we believe that quality trumps quantity.

Other companies may boast about the variety or quantity of ingredients they use. However, having too many ingredients will ultimately dilute the formulation, and having more of each ingredient doesn’t necessarily equate to better results. This is especially true if the herbs or nutrients used are of poor quality.

TESTO is naturopathically formulated by Head of Research, Jenni Lane (a qualified Naturopath and respected formulation specialist with a BHSc in Complementary Medicine), using quality, well-researched ingredients that are manufactured under strict quality standards.

With TESTO you can be confident you’re using a safe, effective, quality product!

Do you require a prescription?

No, neither TESTO nor Herbal Ignite require a prescription. Either of the supplements can be safely and securely ordered via the phone or ordered online.

What kind of safety net do I have?

Just like the supplements themselves, not all return policies are created equal.

TESTO and Herbal Ignite appear to offer the same 90 Day Money Back Guarantee. Look a little closer, and you’ll find that only TESTO offers a no-questions asked returns policy, whether the bottle/s is full, half-used, or completely empty.

Simply return the product within 90 days of purchase and you’ll receive a complete refund by the same means as the payment of your original purchase.

On the other hand, Herbal Ignite offers a refund on all unopened bottles, provided they are suitable for resale, and only on one opened bottle.

Can I order discreetly?

Both TESTO and Herbal Ignite provide discreet, confidential delivery options that see your products delivered in plain packaging that makes no reference to the products inside.

What about the ingredients?

Herbal Ignite

  • Tribulus Terrestris
  • Horny Goat Weed
  • Avena Sativa

Herbal Ignite Max

  • Herbal Ignite Max
  • Tribulus terrestris
  • Horny Goat Weed
  • KSM-66 Ashwagandha
  • Zinc
  • Enzogenol
  • Black pepper
  • Selenium
  • Broccoli sprout
  • Enostim
  • Vitamin D3V


Korean Ginseng Root Extract


Korean Ginseng


RESEARCH: A total of 60 patients presenting mild or mild to moderate ED were enrolled in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study in which the efficacies of KRG and a placebo were compared. The patients received either an optimal dose of Korean Red Ginseng (KRG) or a placebo. Results: The five-item version of the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5) score after the treatment was significantly higher in the KRG group compared with that before the treatment.

In contrast, there was no difference before and after the treatment in the placebo group. In the KRG group, 66.6% reported improved erection, significant in the global efficacy question; in the placebo group there was no significance. Scores on rigidity, penetration, and maintenance were significantly higher for KRG than those for the placebo when questions regarding the same were answered after 12 weeks of each treatment. (2)

Fenugreek Seed Extract


Fenugreek Seed


RESEARCH: In a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial involving 120 healthy men between the ages of 43 and 70, an optimal dose of Fenugreek extract during a 12-week trial showed significant improvement in sexual function and serum testosterone as evidenced by the number of morning erections and frequency of sexual activity.

Free testosterone levels were improved up to 46% in 90% of the study population….Majority of the subjects enrolled in the study demonstrated improvements in mental alertness and mood. Furthermore, cardiovascular health and libido were significantly improved.(3)

Horny Goat Weed Extract


Horny Goat Weed


Horny Goat Weed is a herb with a long history of use in China. Its use has been recorded as far back as 2000 years in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as an aphrodisiac and sexual tonic.

TCM practitioners have found the herb to help support erectile problems, libido and sexual vitality in men. It got its rather unique name from goat farmers who noticed its effects on goats after eating the leaves of the plant.

Scientific research has found the plant to contain a flavonoid compound called icariin, which has been found to have pro erectile effects through two different metabolic pathways. Firstly, like the drug Viagra, icariin has been found to inhibit the selective PDE5 enzyme as well as increasing nitric oxide; both these effects target blood flow into the penis supporting erection function.

Piperine Black Pepper Extract (Piper Nigrum)


Piperine (Piper Nigrum)


Piperine is the key active constituent of Black Pepper (Piper Nigrum), also known as "The King of Spices". Black pepper has been used medicinally and as a spice for thousands of years. Traditionally Black Pepper was used for its antioxidant, antimicrobial, and gastro-protective qualities.

Modern scientific trials have shown that Piperine from black pepper improves the bioavailability of nutrients and other herbal bioactives. Piperine is used in TESTO as an activator and enhancer of the formula.

Zinc Glycinate




Zinc is an extremely important trace element and is involved in many cellular reactions in the body as well as being a crucial nutrient needed as a cellular building block for tissue repair. It is important for growth and development, immunity, neurological function, reproduction and as an antioxidant.

For men it is necessary for the formation of sperm, the metabolism and synthesis of testosterone. Zinc deficiency is linked to erectile dysfunction. low testosterone or low sperm count.





Selenium is an essential trace element. Unfortunately, New Zealand soils typically contain low levels of this mineral.

Selenium’s main functions in the body include antioxidant protection, cell protection, immune system and thyroid health. In regard to men’s health, selenium is needed for the synthesis of testosterone and supports healthy fertility by targeting sperm maturation and motility.

Optimal levels of selenium are associated with cardiovascular health, healthy mood and immune function and longevity.

Vitamin D3


Salmon & Vitamin D3

Receptors for vitamin D are found throughout the male reproductive system and indeed throughout the entire human body. Vitamin D has been commonly found to be deficient in the New Zealand population.

Low Vitamin D status has been associated with lower testosterone levels and many other measures of poor health. Maintaining good vitamin D levels is therefore vital for maintaining testosterone levels and overall vitality.

The biggest difference between vitamin D2 vs. D3 actually lies in the way that they are metabolised in the body. In fact, one study published in the Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism found that vitamin D3 was nearly twice as effective at increasing vitamin D levels in the blood compared to vitamin D2.

For this reason, it’s generally recommended to select a vitamin D3 supplement whenever possible to optimise absorption and get the most bang for your buck.

How quickly do they work?

Unlike Viagra and other spur of the moment options, herbal supplements are a long-term natural alternative. So no, neither TESTO or Herbal Ignite will work instantly. That said, many men report seeing results in a matter of days having incorporated TESTO into their daily health routine as directed.

References and further reading

  1. Treating erectile dysfunction By Barbara Docherty for, July 25th 2010
  2. Andrale al. Study of the efficacy of Korean Red Ginseng in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Asian J Androl. 2007 9(2) 241-244
  3. Maheshwari A1, Verma N2, Swaroop A3, Bagchi M3, Preuss HG4, Tiwari K5, Bagchi D6. Efficacy of FurosapTM, a novel Trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract, in Enhancing Testosterone Level and Improving Sperm Profile in Male Volunteers. Int J Med Sci. 2017 Jan 10;14(1):58-66. doi: 10.7150/ijms.17256. eCollection 2017.
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