Horny Goat Weed, also known as Epimedium, or Yin Yang Huo, is a genus of about 60 or more species of herbaceous flowering plants in the family Berberidaceae. The large majority are endemic to southern China, Horny Goat Weed with further outposts in Europe, and central, southern and eastern Asia. Usually make the epimedium brevicornum and Horny Goat Weed sagittatum as the raw material because of their high quality.
Horny Goat Weed offers effective support in conditions that result from kidney yang deficiency, such as impotence and chronic prostatitis in males, and irregular menses, infertility and menopause in females. Horny Goat Weed glycosides help to tonify and regulate both androgenic and estrogenic reproductive functions. have aphrodisiac properties in males,Horny Goat Weed increasing the production of sperm, Horny Goat Weed stimulating the sensing nerves, and indirectly promoting sexual desire. Epimedium p.e is ideal for adding to sexual enhancement formulas.
English name: Horny goat weed extract, Epimedium extract, Icariin
Latin Name: Epimedium Brevicornum Maxim
CAS No.: 489-32-7
Molecular Formula: C33H40O15
Molecular Weight: 676.65
Active ingredients : Icariin, Icariins
Specification: Icariin 5%,10%,20%,50%,70%,90%,98%
Used Part: Leaf
Appearance: Brown or yellow fine powder
Place of Origin:China (Mainland)
Mesh size: 80 Mesh
Test Method: HPLC
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|3||Epimedium extract||Epimedium brevicornum||Icariin||Icariin 20%|
|4||Epimedium extract||Epimedium brevicornum||Icariin||Icariin 40%|
|5||Epimedium extract||Epimedium brevicornum||Icariin||Icariin 60%|
|6||Epimedium extract||Epimedium brevicornum||Icariin||Icariin 80%|
|7||Epimedium extract||Epimedium brevicornum||Icariin||Icariin 98%|
|8||Epimedium extract||Epimedium brevicornum||Icariins (Icariin, Icarisid II)||Icariins 10%|
|9||Epimedium extract||Epimedium brevicornum||Icariins (Icariin, Icarisid II)||Icariins 20%|
|10||Epimedium extract||Epimedium brevicornum||Icariins (Icariin, Icarisid II)||Icariins 30%|
|11||Epimedium extract||Epimedium brevicornum||Icariins (Icariin, Icarisid II)||Icariins 40%|
|12||Epimedium extract||Epimedium brevicornum||Icariins (Icariin, Icarisid II)||Icariins 50%|
Icariin is a flavonoid glycoside compound derived from several species of plants in the Epimedium family, which are commonly known as Horny Goat Weed or Yin Yang Huo. Extracts from these plants are good for man health, as well as for several other indications.
Icariin has following functions:
1. It is thought that icariin is likely to be the primary active component of Epimedium extracts, it can help people enhance the man helth
2. Icariin can stimulate osteoblast activity in bone tissue which has been linked to a possible therapeutic role in the treatment of osteoporosis.
3. Icariin can also increase the number of kidney patients in T cells, lymphocyte transformation rate, antibody, antigen, and reticuloendothelial system phagocytic function of low, but drug treatment after kidney Epimedium, etc.
4. Icariin can affect different aspects of aging mechanisms. Such as the impact of cell passage, extending the growth period, regulating of the immune and endocrine system, improving metabolism and organ function.
5. It has a protective effect on vasopressin induced myocardial ischemia, with significant blood pressure.
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.