Why it is called Epimedium sagittatum extract? The reason is that in the northern part of Sichuan, the villagers often have shepherds. After the sheep eat this grass, they end up with a hundred times a day without paying attention. Therefore, they call it a kinky sheep. The reason why the sinister sheep is a sinister sheep is often eaten like a bean leaf. The grass is named Epimedium sagittatum extract. Clinically, it is a commonly used medicine for people who are impotence due to lack of true yang.
The efficacy and role of Epimedium sagittatum extract
(1) The efficacy of Epimedium extract
Epimedium extract is spicy, sweet, and warm, and it can be returned to the liver and kidney. It has the effects of toning kidney and strengthening yang, removing wind and dehumidification, and strengthening bones. Indications of kidney deficiency, impotence, premature ejaculation, cold infertility, urinary frequency incontinence, kidney deficiency and cough, weak waist and knees, ribs and bones, rheumatism, numbness, numbness, hemiplegia, limbs, menopause, diarrhea, cough, etc. .
(2) The role of Epimedium sagittatum extract
Epimedium sagittatum extract can promote sexual function due to hypersecretion of semen, full of seminal vesicles, stimulate the sensory nerves, and indirectly excite sexual desire. Epimedium sagittatum extract, the main component of Epimedium extract, can significantly promote the development of epididymis and seminal vesicles in young mice. Epimedium extract has a male hormone-like effect.
Impact on immune system function
The number of T cells, the rate of leaching, the antibody, antigen and the phagocytic function of the reticulo-endothelial system are low in patients with kidney deficiency, and the treatment of kidney-reinforcing drugs such as Epimedium sagittatum extract can be improved.
Effect on the blood system
Comparison of the effects of Epimedium extract decoction, polysaccharide and total flavonoids on platelet aggregation. After oral administration of Epimedium sagittatum extract decoction, the red blood cell volume is significantly reduced, the red blood cell electrophoresis time is shortened, and the ESR is accelerated, so that the whole blood specific viscosity is significantly reduced.
Effect on metabolism
Epimedium sagittatum extract has a role in promoting DNA synthesis.
Experiments have shown that Epimedium sagittatum extract has the effect of promoting the synthesis of DNA in bone marrow cells, indicating that Epimedium extract has a good effect of preventing and treating osteoporosis.
For impotence, nocturnal emission, soft bones, rheumatism, numbness, menopausal hypertension and osteoporosis.
Epimedium extract has a prophylactic effect, this effect is due to semen secretion, after the seminal vesicle is full, stimulates the sensory nerves, indirectly excites sexual desire; with Epimedium sagittatum extract or Japanese obscenity The fluid extract is not able to express tail reaction to dogs, but it is known to promote the secretion of semen. The leaves and roots have the strongest effect, the fruit is second, and the stem is the weakest; the prostate, seminal vesicle and levator ani muscle.
The method of increasing the weight (mouse) proves that the extract of Epimedium sagittatum extract has a male hormone-like effect, which is weaker than Cnidium, but stronger than the initial sputum and hippocampus, and its extract is 20-40 mg, which is equivalent to 7.5 μg. Testosterone.
Epimedium sagittatum extract: invigorating functions
Although the aphrodisiac and invigorating action of sexual functions is the most sought after with the use of Epimedium extract, unfortunately the scientific literature does not respond with as much experimental evidence.
Recently, a further investigation has shown how the use of local Icariin can increase the concentrations of nitric oxide, thus inducing vasodilation to maintain a significant blood flow to the external genital organs.
However, there are no significant clinical trials to characterize this activity fully.
Epimedium sagittatum extract: side effects
Despite the numerous experimental studies that characterize in detail the biological functions of this plant and its individual active ingredients, there are no significant clinical trials that characterize the clinical applications of the Epimedium sagittatum extract and the relative contraindications.
In general, the use of this remedy, especially when not supervised by expert personnel, could cause the appearance of gastroenteric and cardiovascular side effects worthy of clinical note.
The side effects that would derive from long-term use are not known and potential harm to the health of the fetus and the infant, thus being contraindicated during pregnancy and the subsequent period of breastfeeding