Horny Goat Weed (yin yang huo)

Nature: Warm; pungent and sweet; attributive to kidneys and liver.


Horny Goat Weed / Epimedium Sagittatum

 (yin yang huo) 淫羊藿


 

Nature: Warm; pungent and sweet; attributive to kidneys and liver.

 

Characteristics: Leaves of a perennial herb, oval in shape and grow in clusters of three leaflets. It is a general herb prescribed mainly for its aphrodisiac properties. Scientific studies have confirmed that the herb is a direct stimulant to semen production and sexual drive in males.

 

Therapeutic effects: Invigorate kidney and strengthen yang to treat impotence, male and female infertility; strengthen tendons and bones and expel wind-dampness with numbness in extremities, muscular spasm; relieve cough and asthma; strengthen nerves; lower blood pressures; treat coronary heart disease.