Latin Name: Epimedium grandiflorum L.
CAS No.: 489-32-7
Molecular Formula: C33H40O15
Molecular Weight: 676.65
Active ingredients : Icariin, Epinedoside A
Specification: Icariin 90%
Use Part: Leaf
Appearance: Light yellow fine powder
Mesh size:80 Mesh
Test Method: HPLC
Epimedium, also known as Rowdy Lamb Herb, Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat, FairyWings, Horny Goat Weed, or Yin Yang Huo.
The large majority are endemic to southern China, Europe, central, southern and eastern Asia. Epimedium species are hardy perennials.
The majority have four-petaled "spider-like" flowers in spring. Many are believed to be aphrodisiacs, particularly horny goat weed.
The "active ingredient" in Epimedium is icariin,
which can be found in standardized extracts from 5% up to 60% potent. Strengths above that are usually reserved for lab use.Icariin
is purported to work by increasing levels of nitric oxide, which relax smooth muscle.
1. Stimulate nervous system, promoting sexual function.
2.Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antitussive, anti-asthmatic and eliminating phlegm
3.Tonifying kidney and boosting male virility, alleviating rheumatism, strengthening the muscles and bones
4. Lowering blood pressure and blood sugar,enhancing immunity