Horny Goat Weed or Epimedium Herb:Botanical Origin,Archeology,Traditional and Pharmacological findings of Epimedium species,fractions and isolated components.
- Botanical info of Horny Goat Weed or Epimedium.
- Botanical Origin:What is Herba Epimedii?
- Archeology:How did Horny Goat Weed get its name?
- Mechanism of Action:How Does Horny Goat Weed Work?
- Horny Goat Weed:Salvation Weed For Male Sex Lives.
- Epimedium Herb and its Traditional Applications.
- Applicational pharmacological findings of Epimedium species,fractions and isolated components.
- Cautions,Side Effects and Toxicity of Epimedium Herb.
- A Tradition from Erxian Tang:Two Immortals Decoction?
- Phytochemicals and Constituents of Herba Epimedii.
- How Search engine think about Horny Goat Weed.
- Research update literature of Epimedium species,fractions and components.
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Archeology:How did Horny Goat Weed get its name?:
Horny Goat Weed is also called Ying Yang Huo in Chinese, and has been used to treat kidney, joint, liver, and back disorders, and it's also used as an aphrodisiac. Horny goat has testosterone like effects, stimulating sexual activity, desire,increases sperm production, and stimulates sensory nerves.
Centuries ago, Chinese goat farmers noticed that both their younger and older goats experienced sexual rejuvenation after eating the Epimedium plant or, in more general terms, Horny Goat Weed.Horny goat weed (Epimedium) is a pungent ornamental herb found in Asia and the Mediterranean. The Chinese call it Yin Yang Huo, which loosely means "licentious goat plant". Legend has it that the name came from a herder who noticed his goats becoming more sexually active after eating the plant. Supplement companies have adopted the provocative name by which it is known in the U.S.
Horny Goat Weed and folk Physician Tao Hongjing:
What about the details of the legend described following: During the South North and Dynasties of Ancient China, Goatherd and farmers noticed occasionally when herd in field,that everytime after the Goat or Sheep chew some small grass,the male Goat oestrust more times and the Goat penis erect hard and long, intercourse and mating with female Goat more times daily, and period last longer. So some Goatherd talk this case to a folk Physician,this Physician is the Great Pharmacist of the South North and Dynasties of Ancient China,his name is Tao Hongjing (A.D.451~536,famous of Taoism,Physician,Alkamie.would-be named Brightly Lit or Hua Yang Hermit),Physician Tao Hongjing investigate this case with Goatherd times fieldly and identify this grass with properties of Yang Boosting,and later he began to put this grass into remedy for treatment of patient with erection dysfunction,good result proved after orally dosed,and this bring another good fame for Physician Tao Hongjing. For the grass can make male goat or the horny goat more enegy and coition,so it was called Horny Goat Grass or Horny Goat Weed ever then.
Horny Goat Weed from Bencao Gangmu:
West River North exist lascivious Goat,make coition hundreds times daily,for the cause of taking this weed,so named goat weed. This kind of grass also named three branches-nine leaves grass,for the 3 branches steps from stem, then 3 leaves stems from each branches.leaves and stem can be remedy use.
Etymology or Name origin of "Epimedium":
The plant was named epimedium because it is similar to a plant found in the ancient Asian kingdom of Media, now a part of Iran. Epimedium is a genus of many related plant species and some are used for medicinal purposes, including Epimedium sagittatum, Epimedium brevicornum, and Epimedium koreanum. Although this herb has a history of traditional use for disorders of the kidneys, joints, and liver, its principle use is as an aphrodisiac and to combat fatigue.
A great deal of research has been done in recent years concerning human sexual performance and libido drive. Some of that research have focused on natural, botanical ingredients which have legendary history as natural aphrodisiacs, and Horny Goat Weed is among the top performers. Horny Goat Weed is a low growing, deciduous perennial with leathery leaves (up to 1 foot long) spreading by underground stems. The flowers of this plant are 1 to 2 inches wide, resemble a bishop's hat (pendent-shaped), have long spurs, and come in various colors (purple, pink, yellow or white).
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