Horny Goat Weed as a safe alternative to ED drugs

Have you taken Viagra, Cilalis or Levitra? Then you are among the thousands of men who rely on this commercial treatment for erectile dysfunction. You are also among the many men all over the world who are at risk of the negative effects of these erectile dysfunction drugs including blindness. But since you are suffering from the symptoms of erectile dysfunction and you want to have normal sexual relations once again you are prepared to suffer the consequences of the drug. But there is a better way to get treatment for erectile dysfunction and that is through an alternative remedy called the horny goat weed.

The horny goat weed has been the subject of various researches because of its growing popularity as an effective treatment for sexual dysfunctions particularly erectile dysfunction. Such research has confirmed the ability of the herb to increase libido and promote sexual wellness among men and women. It is more popularly known in the scientific world as Epimedium and in the Chinese community as Yin Yang Huo. The Chinese traditional healers have been using the horny goat weed for over 2000 years and they continue to believe in the healing powers of the herb.

Scientists believe that the healing powers of the horny goat weed come from the substances contained in its leaves. The herb comes a variety of species of Epimedium which is known to contain flavonoids, icariin,, sterols and other healing substances. Chinese healers suggest that you can maximize the healing effects of the horny goat weed when it is mixed with other herbs that promote sexual wellness. However, there is as yet no conclusive study on the safety of mixing Epimedium with other herbs and other supplements.

Unlike the erectile dysfunction drugs which can take effect in a matter of hours, the maximum effect of the horny goat weed is said to be attainable only after three days. However, manufacturers claim that using one horny goat weed supplement before any sexual activity can already yield results. Aside from being generally safe and cheap, the horny goat weed is an ideal alternative to erectile dysfunction drugs because it is all natural and does not undergo any processing at all. However, the horny goat weed supplements may have undergone some processing but only to make the herb more palatable and easy to take.