Horny Goat Weed for Better Sex

Horny Goat Weed, also known as Yin Yang Huo, has been safely used for over 2,000 years. It's a time-tested aphrodisiac that is considered to be the reigning king of herbal sexual enhancement aids. It's a safe and natural herb with little to no side effects for most people.

Legend has it that a Chinese goat herder noticed that his goats were becoming increasingly more sexually active after eating a particular plant. The goats would become so horny, that hence "Horny Goat Weed" found it's name!

Horny Goat Weed Benefits:

  • Stimulates sexual desire
  • Increases sexual activity
  • Increases sperm production
  • Increases sexual stamina
  • Boosts erectile function
  • Alleviates menopause symptoms
  • Prevents bone loss during menopause
  • Increases overall energy

Horny goat weed is several species of a plant called epimedium. Epimedium is basically a weed. It grows abundantly at higher altitudes. The leaves of the plant contain a variety of flavonoids, polysaccharides, sterols and an alkaloid called magnaflorine. It increases the nitric oxide levels, which relaxes smooth muscle. This lets more blood flow to the penis or clitoris or other smooth muscles.

Top doctors in China state that Horny Goat Weed has been used successfully in clinical practice to treat erectile problems, boost waning libido, and rebuild youthful sexual vitality. They confirm that it gives you back your sexual strength.

Horny Goat Weed supplements can be found at just about any pharmacy, online, or health food store. Look for supplements that supply approximately 500 milligrams of horny goat weed per capsule. The best products are those which are standardized to a flavonoid called icariin. It is sold as a health supplement; usually in raw herb, tablet, or capsule form and sometimes blended with other supplements.

If you experience dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, or stay very thirsty, then you are probably taking too much. Back off on the dosage and those side effects should disappear. There are a few people who may be allergic to this herb. If you have food allergies, pay attention to allergic symptoms and start off on a lower dose just to stay on the safe side.

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Desiree Addams 6 years ago

I always wondered where that herb got it's name from. Hmmm...will have to try that out. ;-)


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HappyHer 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH Author

Thanks for stopping by Desiree! Yes, I always thought it was some kind of a joke "Horny Goat".., but it's some potent stuff!


David J. Roof 6 years ago

I don't sell 'Horny Goat Weed' and have no reason to promote it, other than the fact that I've used it for a while, and it really works for me. The name sounded crazy to me at first, but after reading-up on it, and getting advice from people I trusted, I had to try it. For me, it's not to boost libido, it just increase my drive and enjoyment of sex.


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HappyHer 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH Author

Hey David! Many people are reluctant to try things that they haven't heard others talk about. It's good that you took the time to let our readers know it works.


Stacy Cox 6 years ago

The first time I saw this, I had a good laugh about it. But it does do the job, and it's a good natural alternative.


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HappyHer 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH Author

It is a really silly name Stacy! I have to believe it's a lot healthier for you than some of the other enhancment meds out there.


Anju82 6 years ago

Goats weed is da best! I've tried so many thing frm Viagra to lubes and found that nothing compares to goats weed!!! At first I felt a bit funny asking for it at the shop, but know it's no prob! I would tell people to read up on these things bcos reviews are very helpfull, kegal exercises ar VERY good!!!


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HappyHer 6 years ago from Cleveland, OH Author

Thank you Anju82! I'm happy it works for you, it's more natural than viagra.


Dan 5 years ago

Im on fire with this stuff!! lol this really is a good natural supplement to take, its got good alround health benefits thats why i love it so much. Helps build up muscle too..


Marco 21 months ago

Great post and idea for Thanksgiving! I wish I had more time in the day right now to get through this crazy sasoen! Hope you had a wonderful turkey day

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