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Horny Goat Weed

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Horny Goat Weed - EPIMEDIUM GRANDIFLORUM

(Cut & Sifted) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.

Description: Horny Goat Weed, known as Barrenwort, is member of the Berberidaceae family. It is a woody plant with bright red stems, green heart shaped leaves which are slightly hairy on the bottom, and light purple colored flowers. The Chinese call it Yin Yang Huo,which means 'licentious goat plant'. According to legend, this herb was discovered by a Chinese goat herder who noticed sexual activity in his flock after they ate the weed.

Origin: China

Other Names: Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat, Epimedium Sagittatum, Fairy Wings, Herba Epimedii, Yin Yang Huo

Part Used: Herb

Culinary Uses: Additive for spring wines.

Medicinal Uses: Horny Goat Weed is commonly used as an aphrodisiac. The herb is thought to dilate blood vessels.

Precautions and Adverse Reactions: Horny Goat Weed is not for long-term use.