Horny goat weed is an herb and is the common name for the Epimedium species of weeds found in the forests of Korea and China. Horny goat weed has been used for thousands of years in Chinese medicine to increase blood flow and dilate blood vessels. It is commonly use to enhance sexual performance due to the increased blood flow that is experienced and may keep your heart healthy by lowering blood pressure. Both men and women may benefit from the use of Horny goat weed to prolong sexual stamina and drive. Many of the “natural” sexual stimulants found on the market will primarily include Horny goat weed and refer to it as the “natural” Viagra. Some think that using Horny goat weed may raise testosterone levels but there has been little scientific evidence of this.
The most common amount of horny goat weed used daily is around 250-500mg per day and should be taken with meals and several hours before sexual activity.
Horny goat weed, in high dosages may cause respiratory problems and should be taken responsibly.