Epimedium sagittatum – what is it?
Epimedium sagittatum is a Latin name for horny goat weed. The herb is traditionally used as an aphrodisiac or agent raising potency and sexual experience.
Its positive influence on potency results from its main active substance, icariin. It is a phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor, so that its mechanism of action resembles the popular medicine, Viagra. The blood flow into genital organs is increased by the ability of raising nitric oxide level, which results from stimulation of expression of nitric oxide synthase. There are also some indications about the Epimedium sagittatum ability to raise testosterone level. Apart from icariin, Epimedium contains also icaritin, desmethyl icaritin and icarisides.
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