Latin name: Epimedium Brevicornum Maxim
Part used: Leaf of Epimedium
Specification: 5%,10%,20%,30%,98% Icariin/ Icariins
Appearance: Brownish yellow fine powder
CAS NO.: 489-32-7
Test method: By HPLC
Molecular formula: C33H40O15
Molecular weight: 675.65
Epimedium is a perennial herb, and it usually plant in Jilin, Shandong, Jiangsu and other places .
It is a kind of herbal medicine which is mainly used in the treatment of diseases such as endocrine disorders, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Epimedium is generally considered could enhance the immunological function and sexual function, can also promote metabolism.
Function and Application:
1. Epimedium polysaccharides has the function of enhancing the body’s immunity , keeping and strengthening normal adrenal function
2. Epimedium affects aging mechanisms in different ways. It may postpone the aging process and prevent the occurrence of geriatric diseases.
3. Epimedium extract used to reduce cerebral vascular resistance,
protect the myocardial ischemia and has the good effect on the treatment
of coronary heart disease and angina.
4. Traditionally it used to improve people’s sexual function for it can increase libido and sexual performance.
The extract has been used in the capsule, tablets and ointment.