Horny Goat Weed’s Active Compound
Crazy name for a very powerful herb that can help improve many of the conditions women face in menopause and beyond .
Icariin is an active flavonoid component of the epimedium plant species commonly known as Horny Goat Weed. Extracts from these plants have long been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for many health benefits
Due to its widespread distribution and movement in the body including the brain, icariin exhibits several potential biological activities such as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, neuroprotection, anti-tumor activity, as well as promoting overall health in the heart, bones, brain and a variety of other organs it has been shown improve bone loss after menopause. It has been used effectively in China for thousands of years to enhance libido in women and improve male sexual function.
Controversial studies in China suggests a component, icariin has estrogenic and antioxident properties.
As with any herbal remedy please check with your health care provider before usage.