Epimedium Extract; Horny Goat Weed Extract
Epimedium sagittatum , Epimedium grandiflorum commonly know as horny goat weed. Epimedium extract used of food and herbal supplements to enhance sexual functions become increasingly popular in the recent years. Horny goat Weed is found growing all over the southern areas of China. The Chinese name is Xian Ling Pi or Yin YangHuo. Chinese goat herder noticed an increased sexual activity in his herd after they ate the plant's leaves. It is used extensively in Traditional chinese medicine to treat osteoporosis and various sexual dysfunctions.
The main active ingredient of horny goat weed is "Icariin". Icariin and it's derivatived have been suggested to inhibit PDE5 in cavernosal smooth muscle,enhance smooth muscle proliferation and increase NO synthesis in the penis. Icariin has also been suggested to have antiosteoporotic,anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties.
Cas No: 489-32-7
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|Specification:||1. Icariin 10% (Test by HPLC)|
|2. Icariin 20% (Test by HPLC)|
|3. Icariin 50%~98% (Test by HPLC)|
|4. Icariin 98% (Test by HPLC)|
|Packaging:||25kg/fiber board drum,double plastic bags inside.|
Icarrin HPLC Test Method
Column：UniSil 5-100C18 Ultra SS 4.6*250mm
Detection Mode：HPLC-PDA 270nm
Mobile Phase is a Acetonitrile and water (30:70,V/V)