What it does (English):
Epimedium is used for a variety of disorders including anti aging effects, dilating the blood vessel which when used for erectile dysfunction will improve the blood flow to the penis causing an erection. Known as horny goat weed because of this ability but it also lowers cholesterol, has anti-inflammatory, anti-histamine, and anti-bacterial properties.
It can be mixed with rehmannia to treat impotence and frequent urination, rheumatic conditions, back pain, and muscle spasms. It's known to strengthen the kidneys dispelling wind and dampness.
Clinical Use (Chinese):
Reinforces Kidney Yang, expels Wind and Dampness.
Epimedium, Horny Goat Weed, Rowdy Lamb Herb, Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat, and Fairy Wings
Pungent and sweet in flavor, warm in property, acts on the Liver and Kidney channels.
None at this time.
According to legend a Chinese goat herder noticed sexual activity after his flock ate some Epimedium. The active ingredient is icariin, of which most extract contain 5% to 60%. Icariin works by increasing nitric oxide. That relaxes muscles.
These statements have not
been evaluated by the food and drug administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat,
cure, or prevent any disease.
Major Herbs of Ayurvedic.
Compiled by Dahur
Research Foundation and Dahur Ayurvet Limited,
Ghaziabad, India., 2002. Churchill Livingstone,
The New Holistic Herbal.
1990. Barnes and Noble Books, New York.
Chinese Herbal Medicine -- Mederia Medica
Dan Bensky and Andrew Gamble, 1986. Eastland Press,
PDR for Herbal Medicines
, 2000. Medical
Economics Company, Montvale, New Jersey.
Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica, Third Edition
, Dan Bensky and Andrew Gamble, 1986. Eastland Press, Seattle, WA.
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 13 March, 2011.