What is icariin?
Horny Goat Weed is a herb (Epimedium) that is known for being an aphrodisiac and touted as a Testosterone Booster. It derives its layman names from goats and sheep who acted a bit more frisky after consuming Epimedium that grew near their fields.
It is extracted from stem and leaves of horny hoat weed, also named icraiin. It is yellow brown powder, soluble in ethanol, ethyl acetate. Icraiin is insoluble in water, and insoluble in ether, benzene, chloroform. Reaction with ferric chloride green, hydrochloric magnesium powder, epimedium extract icariin action was orange and red. Epimedium also known as barrenwort, bishop's hat, fairy wings, horny goat weed, rowdy lamp herb, randy beer grass or yin yang huo is a genus of flowering plants in the family Berberidaceae. There are about 50 species, the majority of which are endemic to China. Epimedium species are deciduous or evergreen hardy perennials. The majority have four-parted" spider like "flowers in spring. The plant contains icariin, which is a PDE5 inhibitor like slidenafil, the active ingredient of Viagra. It is therefore used as an aphrodisiac and a treatment for erectile dysfunction.
- Enhance sexual functions traditionally, and researches show that icariin can enhance erectile functions.
- Benefit kidneys and remove rheumatisms.
- Prevent osteoporosis.
- Prevent menopause and high blood pressure.
- Strengthen the immunity ability.
- Increase coronal pulse flowing, and accelerate spermatic fluid.
How icariin works:
Traditionally 5 grams (1 tsp) of horny goat weed was taken three times per day, usually after being simmered (decocted) in 250 ml (1 pint) of water for 10 to 15 minutes. A similar amount can be taken in the form of granules, which are freeze-dried grains made from decocted herb, or powdered herb in capsules.
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