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Benefits of Horny Goat Weed

Horny goat weed has been used in traditional medicine for centuries in Asia and has reportedly shown medicinal values which have recently made it famous across the globe. It is readily available in the form of tablets or pills as a popular dietary supplement in UK for treating sexual dysfunctions in men. It can even be purchased as an extract that can be supplemented in tea.The supplement has shown promising results in improving sexual performance and enormous strength.

How does it work?

The source of horny goat weed comprises of a variety of plant species belonging to the Epimedium genus. The supplement is recently used in treating male infertility by improving erectile mechanism and sex drive in both males and females. Horny goat weed has an important flavonoid present in its extract known as icariin. Icariin plays the role of a natural PDE5 inhibitor, apart from elevating the production of nitric oxide. When NO synthesis increases, vasodilation also increases causing blood vessels to widen abnormally to carry more volumes of blood. Vasodilation results in relaxation of the endothelial lining of the inside walls of blood vessels promoting effective circulation. When blood circulation improves in the body, the muscles which are strained during physical exercise are supplied with adequate quantities of blood. This in turn improves the oxygen transportation, enough supply of proteins, nutrients and HGH (Human Growth Hormone) to the targeted muscles.

Individuals consuming horny goat weed has reported positive impacts on the body supporting good muscle size, improved physical power and reduces recovery time. Apart from physical improvement, development of mental clarity and other cognitive properties are also noticed. It also boosts synthesis of testosterone and insulin levels, making space for proper nutrient and mineral absorption. Chronic symptoms of anaemia and fatigue syndrome are also mitigated by the supplement.

How to safely purchase the supplement?

In UK, many athletes and body builders have reported to be using horny goat weed supplement. Recent studies show how efficiently the extract works against heart attacks and disorder in the immune system. Other serious issues troubling the normal functioning of human body include lower levels of blood pressure, bipolar or lung disorders and thyroid problems. It is recommended not to use horny goat weed when a woman is pregnant or has serious issues with the reproductive system. Before purchasing the product online, the user should have complete prior knowledge about its seller, location of manufacture and genuineness.

The dosage plan should always initiate with a lower concentration of icariin, about 11 mg to 110 mg for a person weighing 150lb, 15 mg to 150 mg for a person weighing 200lb and 18 mg to 180 mg for a person weighing 250lb. Although the dosage concentration will vary gradually according to a person’s tolerance capacity and any possible onset of side effects. There have been reports on the improvement of renal health, sexual incompetence and adrenal support. If a liquid tincture is made of the extract, the suggested dose ranges between 10 to 15 drops every two hours prior to strenuous workouts. Apart from treating male infertility, horny goat weed also supports healthy bone density and thus can also be used for the treatment of osteoporosis in adults.