Epimedium, also known as Horny Goat Weed, 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, with further outposts in Europe, and central, southern and eastern Asia. Usually make the Epimedium brevicornum and Epimedium sagittatum as the raw material because of their high quality. Epimedium is a traditional Chinese replenishing medicine, It can treat the renal and impotence effectively, and remit the rheumatism. It also can inhibit staphylococcus and anti-aging.
Medicine action and applications:
Enhances sexual functions traditionally, and researches show that Icariin can enhance erectile functions. Benefits kidneys and removes rheumatisms Prevents osteoporosis Prevents menopause and high blood pressure. Strengthens the immunity ablity. Increases coronal pulse flowing, and accelerates spermatic fluid. To boost libido and treat erectile dysfunction. To reduce blood pressure and blood sugar To reduce beta-lipoprotein and cholesterin Anti inflammation and increase immunity Have effect on codeining and reducing breathing heavily Have notable restraining effects on white grapes cocci and golden grape coccus
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.