Grass goat horn (horny goat weed) has long been known to have many benefits. Plants unique name used to arouse sexual desire, improve erectile function, relieve fatigue and reduce discomfort during menopause.
Although the workings of these plants can not be known with certainty but the horns of a goat grass plants have been proven to increase libido of men and women and to improve erectile function of men.
This plant is also known as epimedium Yin Yang Huo or growing wild, and most commonly found in high mountains.
Grass goat horn was first described in ancient Chinese medicine. Grass goat horn has held an important place in traditional Chinese medicine and is gaining popularity around the world.
This plant has been used by practitioners for over 2,000 years. The leaves of this plant contain a variety of flavonoids, polysaccharides, sterols and an alkaloid called magnaflorine.
"We all use epimedium for decades, and this is the very best sexual tonic for men and women," said Dr. Diao Yuan Kuang, as quoted from Discovery Health, Tuesday (06/01/2010).
Dr. Xiao Tong Kuang and Dr. Shen explained in clinical practice epimedium has been successfully treating erection problems and can restore a person's sexual power.
Medicinal herbs contain flavonoid compounds called icariin and have effects similar to Viagra. A study showed that the goat horns grass can increase testosterone and blood flow thereby increasing sexual pleasure and stamina.
To date there are no reported side effects except headache, dry mouth, nausea and thirst if excessive doses are used. However, if the doses used correctly, then the side effects will disappear by itself.
Herbal plants are widely sold in the herbal market in Bonzhou China, which has a history of more than 400 years in the case of commercial cultivation and trade of herbal medicine. Bonzhou city has also become home to the Chinese people to hold the annual festival of Chinese herbal medicine.
Grass goat horns are commonly found on Mount Tianmu, Zhejiang province. In this area all kinds of wild epimedium and is always there, this is because people just take the leaves and never take root.
In addition none of the people who use chemicals to these wild plants, so that the plants obtained are pure and clean from a mixture of chemical substances.