Epimedium Herb (Horny Goat Weed)
Epimedium herb or, as it is known throughout the herbal marketplace
"Horny Goat Weed" is a small ground bearing shrub with broad heart
shaped leaves that resemble ground ivy.
Commonly found in Asian medical communities and street side markets,
it is often referred as a "Yang Tonic" producing a warm almost euphoric
effect on the body.
Not much study has been documented and because of recent popularity we
can expect more investigation and coverage of this unique botanical.
Epimedium is commonly used as an aphrodisiac and assists in relieving
sexual dysfunction in both men and women.
Icarrin, linolenic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, sterols, benzene, tannin, and vitamin E
It stimulates the production of androgen (sexual) hormones
with no found effect on estrogen. 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. A tonic of this plant is said
to warm the body for both men and women.
Makes a fine tea, an encapsulated powder, or liquid herbal extract
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As far as we can tell Epimedium is a rather safe, and benign herb.
The attributes associated with it have not yet been proven by science or
substantiated through clinical research. Epimedium is a fun herb that
can be applied to most dishes. The Chinese frequently chew it and it can
be added to soaps, sauteed and included with many cuisines. Although
lacking in definable taste, one can be creative with its consumption.