Icariin – Powder, 1g
Icariin is a prenylated flavonoid found in the extracts of Horny goat weed and it may contain chemical properties that produce aphrodisiac effects and enhance erectile function, prevent menopausal bone loss, protect DNA from damage and promote longevity.
Icariin is a chemical compound found in the extracts of Epimedium grandiflorum plant species, commonly called Horny goat weed. The plant has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to support normal circulation to the extremities and promote sexual drive in both men and women. Icariin is also known to stimulate the formation of new bone and boost bone density by combining Vitamin D and calcium and helps fight osteoporosis in women. Researches have been made to investigate its effects in DNA protection, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidation properties.
What is Icariin?
Icariin is a chemical compound classified as a prenylated flavonol glycoside. It is the 8-prenyl derivative of kaempferol 3,7-O-diglucoside. The compound has been isolated from several species of plant belonging to the genus Epimedium which are commonly known as Horny Goat Weed or Yin Yang Huo.
Icariin Benefits and Uses
Studies have shown that Icariin may have the following benefits:
- Protects DNA from damage
- Prevents endothelial dysfunction
- Modulates lipid metabolism
- Enhances erectile function
Additional Information on Icariin
Icariin is a flavonoid compound extracted from Horny Goat Weed, a traditional herbal medicine of Chinese origin. Studies have been made to investigate the compound’s pharmacokinetics and it has been shown in one rat study that it increases testosterone levels at a rather high dose, and moderate dosages are shown to be beneficial for bone health.
Where to Buy Icariin?
Botany offers high-quality Icariin powder in a quantity of 1g. Our Icariin has been lab-tested and verified for both product purity and identity.
For Best Results:
- Take 50mg orally twice a day.
- Sensitive to flavors? Feel free to mix your powder into your favorite food or drink.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from light.
- A 1 gram jar contains 20x 50mg servings.
- We recommend using a milligram scale to accurately measure dosages.
One Serving (50mg) Contains:
- Icariin: 50mg
- Other Ingredients: none.
- No artificial colors, preservatives, or additives.
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
Consult your physician if pregnant, nursing, have or suspect a medical condition.
Do not use if tamper seal is broken.