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Horny Goat Weed (epimedium) is comprised of several species of epimedium, a leafy plant which grows in the wild, most abundantly at higher altitudes. Is horny goat weed extract really a sexual stimulant9 Horny goat weed extract is often sold as a male sexual stimulant in gas station restrooms. Subsequent administration of epimedium extract reduced blood levels of cortisol and improved immune immune-system function and slowed bone loss and strengthened bones.

Supply natural Epimedium extract horny goat weed powder icariin

Do epimedium set much in the way of seed. I ask because I have just received the SRGC seed list for 2012 (4,500 varieties) and it does not include any epimedium. This seems slightly surprising as the club has many growers of epimedium including myself. I am an enthusiastic doner of seeds but have never collected any off our epimedium.

The clover Hill web site indicates that they import epimediums from China, so they will not be on a restricted list.

It may be worth sending an email to Clover Hill Plants
http://www.nurseriesonline.com.au/CloverHill/Clover_Hill_Plants.html
and asking if they sell seeds. Clover Hill are the main growers and sellers of Epimedium in Australia.

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hi . i live in australia and am looking for some Epimedium Seeds . ( horny goat weed ) cant seem to find any , do you know where i could find them at all ?

</p> thank you for your replies ppl . i contacted david at clover hill , but he wont have them till next year . @ seaburngirl , thanx i will try those you mentioned . i cant see why they cant be sent here as it is available here , sometimes lol . thanx again 🙂

a good seed company should be able to supply them. we have several companies in the uk that sell them. but wether they can be imported to you is a different matter.
thompson and morgan is one company and chiltern seeds is another. Look them up and see if they post to you. Good luck.

there are stricct import laws to prevent the spread of diseases etc. But the companies will know for definite if they are allowed to send them.

Since there are different variations of horny goat weed and not all of them are considered safe for all users, it is important to speak with your healthcare provider before taking this herbal supplement. Your dose (and/or your safe use of the supplement) may depend on several factors including your age, gender, and medical conditions.

Always check the label of any horny goat weed product you purchase. While Epimedium saggitatum and Epimedium grandiflorum are commonly used in Chinese medicine, the varietal Epimedium koreanum may cause muscles spasm or the loss of muscle coordination for some people.

Scientists have found that icariin functions in much the same way as Viagra (sildenafil) by suppressing PDE5 activity. However, the action was seen to be weak even in the test tube. When compared to icariin, Viagra was as much as 80 times more potent.

Dosage and Preparation

Horny goat weed is a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine that may have as many users as it does people who snicker at its name. Known as yin yan huo to the Chinese, as dâm dương hoắc to the Vietnamese, and Epimedium to botanists, the flowering plant is believed to stimulate male and female hormones to improve sexual function and arousal.

Studies into the benefits of horny goat weed have been fairly limited. Those published are primarily in vitro studies (conducted in test tubes) or animal studies (which are only suggestive of what might happen in humans). Among the two conditions most studied in this regard are erectile dysfunction and bone disorders.

That’s not to say to horny goat weed won’t improve a man’s ability to attain an erection. Beyond an obvious placebo effect, the supplement may help stimulate blood flow enough to trigger a positive response in men with mild to moderate erectile dysfunction.

Horny goat weed contains chemical compounds known as phytoestrogens, which some suggest can influence both hormonal and bone health.