What is Epimedium Extract
Epimedium, also called horny goat weed, grows as an ornamental herb in Asia and the Mediterranean. In Asia, its leaves have been used for treating fatigue and boosting sex drive for a long history since 16th century.
Nowadays, the plant is a traditional Chinese medicine and is widely used as dietary supplement in western countries.
Functiuon of Epimedium Extract
(1) Improving the function of sexual gland , regulating the endocrine and stimulating sensory nerve;
(2) Strengthening the immune system and promoting vasodilation, with the function of removing blood stasis;
(3) Anti-aging, improving organism metabolism and organ function;
(4) Regulating cardiovascular, it has significant anti-hypotension function;
(5) Owning anti-bacterial, anti-virus and anti-inflammatory effect.
Application of Epimedium Extract
Indications and Uses:
(1) Applied in food field, it is mainly used as food additives, it also can be added into many kinds of product;
(2) Applied in health product field, it has good effect for cardiovascular diseases and cancer;
(3) Applied in pharmaceutical field, it can be used to prevent variety of cardiovascular disease.
High dosages of horny goat weed may cause side effects in some people, which would include rapid heart beat, restlessness, and insomnia. Do not take horny goat weed if you are taking heart medicines.