Horny Goat Weed is an ornamental plant that also has a long history of traditional use in Chinese herbalism. In China, Horny Goat Weed is called yin yang huo because it is a tonic for the female (yin) and the male (yang). Epimedium was thought to “tonify life’s gate” - a term used to refer to the "vital energy" in men. NOW® Horny Goat Weed Extract is combined with Maca, another herb known for its tonifying properties.
Each tablet contains:
Horny Goat Weed Extract 750 mg
(Epimedium brevicomum) (Whole Plant/Aerial Parts)
Standardized to contain 3% Icariin 22.5 mg
Maca (Lepidium meyenii) (Root) 150 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Hyprolose, Croscarmellose Sodium, Vegetarian Coating (water, hypromellose, cellulose, stearic acid (vegetable source)), Silica, Stearic Acid (vegetable source) and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use if you are allergic/hypersensitive to maca and/or epimedium. Contraindicated in individuals with fire from yin deficiency. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking antidepressants, blood thinners or other prescription medications, or if you have high blood pressure. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult a health care practitioner. Possible side effects of extended use include dizziness, vomiting, dry mouth and nose bleed. If any of these occur, discontinue use.