Epimedium Extract 20 Icariin

Epimedium Extract 20 Icariin

Source: Epimedium herb
Part of Used: Whole Herb
Specification: 10%,50%,60%,80%,98%
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Epimedium Extract Powder  is a flavonoid glycoside compound derived from several species of plants in the Epimedium family, which are commonly known as Horny Goat Weed or Yin Yang Huo. Extracts from these plants are reputed to produce aphrodisiac effects, and are commonly used in Chinese herbal medicine to enhance erectile function, as well as for several other indications.



Product Name: Icariin

Source: Epimedium herb,Epimedium Extract

Part of Used: Whole Herb

Specification: 10%,50%,60%,80%,98% 

CAS Number: 56692-02-5

Test Mothord: HPLC

Molecular Formula: C33H40O15

Molecular Weight: 676.66

Appearance: Yellow brown fine powder


Function of epimedium extract 20 icariin

It is thought that icariin is likely to be the primary active component of Epimedium extracts, as it has been shown to share several mechanisms of action with compounds used in Western medicine to treat impotence and improve sexual function. In particular, icariin has been demonstrated to  act as a PDE5 inhibitor and to enhance the production of bioactive nitric oxide, as well as mimicing the effects of testosterone.

Icariin can stimulate osteoblast activity in bone tissue which has been linked to a possible therapeutic role in the treatment of osteoporosis.

Icariin can also increase the number of kidney patients in T cells, lymphocyte transformation rate, antibody, antigen, and reticuloendothelial system phagocytic function of low, but drug treatment after kidney Epimedium, etc.

Icariin can affect different aspects of aging mechanisms. Such as the impact of cell passage, extending the growth period, regulating of the immune and endocrine system, improving metabolism and organ function.


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