Product Name: Horny Goat Weed Extract/ Epimedium Sagittatum Extract
Common names: Horny goat weed, barrenwort, yin yang huo
Biogenic Sources: Epimedium brevicornum
Botanical names: Epimedium brevicornum Maxim.;Epimedium sagittatum (Siebold. et Zucc.) Maxim., Epimedium koreanum Nakai.,Epimedium pubescens Maxim.,Epimedium sinense, Epimedium wushanense T.S.Ying.
Synonyms: Shorthorned Epimedium Herb extracts; Epimedium segittatum (Sitb.et Zucc.) Maxim extracts;Horny Goat Weed,Lusty goat herb,etc.
Plant Part Used: Branches and Leaves.
Active Ingredient: Icariin
Appearance: Brown Fine Powder
Extract Method: Grain Alcohol
Extract Solubility: Soluble in ethanol. soluble excelent in alcoholic drink.
Specification: Icariin 90% by HPLC
Molecular Formula: C33H40O15
Molecular Weight: 676.65
CAS No: 489-32-7
Epimedium also known as barrenwort,bishop's hat,fairy wings,horny goat weed,rowdy lamp herb,randy beer grass oryin 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 id therefcore used as anaphrodisiac and a treatment for erectile dysfunction.
1.Epimedium extract can treat hypotension and has anti-osteoporosis function;
2.Eimedium extract has the function of anti-aging, anti-bacterial, anti-virus and anti-inflammatory effect;
3.Epimedium extract can improve the immune system and cardiovascular system,promote vasodilation;
4.Epimedium extract can strengthen sexual function, stimulate androgen hormones,activate sensory nerve.
1.It is invigorative, tonic and anti-rheumatism.
2.It stimulates the production of androgen (sexual) hormones with no found effect on estrogen.
3.It has been applied to men suffering from impotence and low sperm count. And has been consumed by women who suffer from a decreased sexual motivation.