What is Epimedium Extract?

TIZAN Epimedium Extract Icariin Extract Horny Goat Extract is reputed to produce aphrodisiac effects. It is a common Chinese Medicine herb used primarily to increase the libido and sexual function for men as well as women. This powerful herb has additionally been used to help balance the circulation system, improve breathing conditions, and help improve overall immune system function. We provide the highest quality epimedium extract icariin extract horny goat extract on the market in raw.

What is Epimedium grandiflorum?

Epimedium grandiflorum, also known as barrenwort, bishop’s hat, fairy wings, horny goat weed, or yin yang huo, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Berberidaceae. The majority of the species are endemic to China, with smaller numbers elsewhere in Asia, and a few in the Mediterranean region. Epimedium species are deciduous or evergreen hardy perennials. The majority have four-parted “spider-like” flowers in spring.

It has a number of ingredients including prenylated flavonol glycosides, ikarisoside A, icarisid II, epimedoside A, icariin, epimedin B, yinyanghuo A – E, and epimedokoreanoside. Flavonoids include chrysoeriol, quercetin, apigenin, kaempferol, and luteolin. The leaves contain a variety of flavonoids, sterols and an alkaloid called magnaflorine.

It is an important medicinal plant which has been used in various traditional Chinese formulations for thousands of years as well as in modern proprietary traditional Chinese medicine products. It has extensive clinical indications, especially for the treatment of sexual dysfunction and osteoporosis. There have been more than 260 chemical moieties identified in the genus Epimedium most of which belong to flavonoids. Icariin is the most abundant constituent in Epimedium grandiflorum.

What is Icariin?

Icariin is a chemical compound classified as a flavonol glycoside, a type of flavonoid. It is the 8-prenyl derivative of kaempferol 3,7-O-diglucoside. The compound has been isolated from several species of plants belonging to the genus Epimedium which are commonly known as Horny Goat Weed or Yin Yang Huo.

Icariin is an active component of Epimedium grandiflorum, as it has been shown to share several mechanisms of action with compounds used in Western medicine to treat impotence. In particular, icariin is a weak PDE5 inhibitor in vitro and to enhance the production of nitric oxide, as well as mimicking the effects of testosterone.

What is Icariside II?

Icariside II (ICA II), active components isolated from Epimedium grandiflorum, has a closely structural relationship with icariin. There is evidence that both of them may be useful in the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED).

Epimedium Extract Icariin Extract Horny Goat Extract Benefits

  1. Improve the function of sexual gland, with hormone-like effect, it play a significant role on the promotion of sexual function.
  2. Strengthen the immune system and promote vasodilation, it has the function of removing blood stasis;
  3. Anti-aging, improve material metabolism.
  4. It can benefit heart, lower blood pressure and increase coronary blood flow, with effective treatment to hypertension patients with coronary artery disease.
  5. It has anti-bacterial, anti-virus and anti-inflammatory effect.

Epimedium Extract Icariin Extract Horny Goat Extract Specification

IdentificationIdentical to the R.S. sample
Icariin5% ~ 98%
Particle Size100% Pass 80 Mesh
Loss on Drying≤5.0%
Pesticides ResidueMeet USP Requirements
Heavy Metals≤10 ppm
Arsenic≤2 ppm
Lead≤2 ppm
Cadmium≤1 ppm
Total Plate Count≤1000cfu/g
Yeast and Mold≤100cfu/g

Shelf Life

2 Years


Store in tightly sealed containers, then place in a cool and dry place and away from moisture, light, oxygen.


  • Packed in paper drums and two plastic-bags inside. N.W:25kgs .I.D.35×H51cm.
  • 1Kg/Bag, aluminum foil bag vacuum packing.
  • Sample, double sealed water plastic bags inside with the aluminum bag outside.

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