Horny Goat Weed as herbal aphrodisiac

If you are looking for a natural aphrodisiac to bring back luster to your fading sex life then nothing beats the horny goat weed. This herb is known for stimulating the libido of both men and women without the side effects normally feared in traditional medicines and supplements.

For this reason, the horny goat weed is starting to become famous the world over as an herbal aphrodisiac. A lot of people are looking for that magical pill that will make them sexually well again. However, fear of negative side effects has often prevented them from finding a fitting aphrodisiac.

Those who frequent Asian countries like China can easily get hold of fresh horny goat weed for their supply. However, the horny goat weed is also being processed into supplements now and is being marketed as an herbal aphrodisiac. Some supplements which come in capsule or tablet form make use of pure horny goat weed but others claim that that aphrodisiac properties of the herb is maximized when mixed with other herbs like Maca and Macuna so you will also find mixed supplements.

The horny goat weed did not just become popular overnight because it has been used in Chinese Traditional Medicine for over 2000 years already before the Western World got wind of its aphrodisiac powers. It is known in the scientific world as Epimedium but is known in China as Yin Yang Huo or Inyokaku.

Horny goat weed has a testosterone effect so it is able to stimulate the sensory nerves resulting to an increased sexual desire. The efficacy of the horny goat weed as an aphrodisiac has been proven in laboratory research involving both humans and animals. Researchers also found out that aside from increasing libido, the horny goat weed is also effective in improve the sexual organ’s sperm producing capacity. The chemicals found in horny goat weed has been related to the improvement of sexual arousal specifically its ability to inhibit the enzyme called AChE or acetylecholinesterase.

The herb has also been found to be effective in preventing adrenal exhaustion and for reducing stress and fatigue. The horny goat weed’s flavonoid content is enough to stimulate the sensory nerves in the genitals making the herb one of the most potent aphrodisiacs in the world.