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What is Icariin
Apr 18, 2018

Raw Material Source: It is extracted from Chinese Traditional Herb - Epimedium brevicornum Maxim. Usually we use dry leaf part. 


Product Name: Icariin

Latin Name: Epimedium grandiflorum Morr.

Purity: 98%

Test Method: HPLC

Appearance: Light yellow fine powder


Molecular Formula: C33H40O15

Molecular Structural Formula:


Molecular Weight: 676.65

CAS#: 489-32-7

Melting Point: 231-232℃


Epimedium contains chemicals which might help increase blood flow and improve sexual function. It also contains phytoestrogens, chemicals that act somewhat like the female hormone estrogen that might reduce bone loss in postmenopausal women.  

Product Test Details:

Partical Size:    98%Through 80 mesh

Loss on Drying:  ≤1.00%

Ash Content:    ≤1.00%

Solvent Residue:  EP Standard

Pesticide Residue: Negative

Total Heavy Metals: ≤10ppm

Lead:            ≤2ppm

Arsenic:          ≤2ppm

Mercury:         ≤0.1ppm

Cadmium:        ≤1.0ppm

Total Aerobic (CFU/g): ≤1000

Mold and Yeast (CFU/g): ≤100

Coliform:           Negative

Salmonella:         Negative

S. Aureus:          Negative

E.coli testing:       Negative