It’s easy to misjudge what Horny Goat Weed exactly is because when you hear it’s amusing name it tends to bring up images of a relaxation drug to calm horny goats down. However, Horny Goat Weed is a Chinese medicinal herb from the plant family Berberidaceae. The natural herb is commonly known as Epimedium; however, it also has many other names such as Fairy Wing, Rowdy Lamb Herb, Bishop’s Hat, Barrenwort and Yin Yang Huo as it’s commonly known in China.
The discovery of Horny Goat Weed dates back to 400 A.D when a Chinese goat herder noticed his goats getting rather frisky after they ate the herb. Since then, Horny Goat Weed was used widely in China as a medicinal tonic for sexual mastery and vitality. Today, Horny Goat Weed has been scientifically proven to have many positive medicinal effects and has no reported bad side-effects. Its main medicinal use is as an aphrodisiac.
Horny Goat Weed’s aphrodisiac effects are used to improve libido, sex drive, male impotence, erectile dysfunction, hormonal in balance and to dramatically improve sex performance. It’s also used to treat kidney and liver disorders, alleviate high blood pressure, and treat memory loss and heart disease.
Did you know: The active ingredient in Horny Goat Weed is icariin, which has natural aphrodisiac effects that are very similar to Viagra by inhibiting PDE-5 and increasing nitric oxide levels in the body.
Horny Goat Weed is usually found in pill or liquid form and sold as a natural supplement. You only have to go to your nearest health store to find Horny Goat Weed and even some super markets sell it in pill form. However, not every product of the natural herb is high quality and as potent. In fact most store-bought Horny Goat Weed has as little as 3% icariin and 100 mg per pill. If you shop around on the internet you will also find an abundance of Horny Goat Weed, but you also have to be careful for low quality and cheap products because they tend to have filler herbs with no positive effects.
Did you know: The best way to tell if a product of Horny Goat Weed is high quality is the percentage of potency of icariin and mg of the herb. Anything above 10% icariin is usually a high quality product and it’s best to make sure that each pill has more than 150mg.
For centuries, Mediterranean tribes would use Horny Goat Weed as part of their diet and add it to meat and vegetables to boost sexual vigour. Today, traditional Mediterranean families believe that Horny Goat Weed has incredible power for men because it improves sperm production and the knowledge of it is given to newly weds that are trying to conceive as a gift from their families.
Horny Goat Weed is used in many cultures because it is believed that it holds the key to dramatically improving people’s sex life. In western culture, scientists have run a lot of tests on the natural herb and have found that it truly does have medicinal effects that have amazing benefits on people’s health. Scientific research showed on a study of 13 of 20 men responded extremely well to the effects of Horny Goat Weed and dramatically improved their sex drive and health. Another study showed that 12 of 18 men who suffered with erectile dysfunction had dramatic improvements with their reproductive health. Animal studies have shown that when Horny Goat Weed is ingested by mice, it improves sperm production and testosterone.
Did you know: Horny Goat Weed is a safer and natural alternative to Viagra. It’s just as powerful and improves your overall health and fitness. Viagra is known to cause long term damage to blood pressure and works against your body. It’s not a wonder why doctors are now starting to recommend Horny Goat Weed as a safer alternative to Viagra.
Horny Goat Weed supplements are commonly combined with Maca Pure for its energy and libido boosting effects. The combination of Maca Pure and Horny Goat Weed dramatically improves sexual health and physical fitness. The combination has no bad side-effects and is completely safe for consumption.
If you are unsure if Horny Goat Weed is safe with a condition you may have, it is best to check with your doctor, however, Horny Goat Weed is relatively safe for consumption and only pregnant women should avoid it.