Epimedium sagittatum, or more commonly Horny Goat Weed, is an herbal Chinese treatment for promotion of yang energy. Horny Goat Weed is often used in male supplements that promote sexual performance, vigor, stamina, energy, and metabolism.
Researchers believe that the active constituents are flavonoids, icariin, polysaccharides, glycosides, ceryl alcohol, essential oils, and fatty acids.
The aerial parts of the herb are used in nutritional supplements. Horny Goat Weed has a sweet taste. Horny Goat Weed is describes as a libido enhancer, anti-fatigue, and adaptogen.
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