Large-flowered barrenwort

(Epimedium gandiflorum)

Other names: Yin Yang Huo, Bishop’s Hat, Fairy Wings, Horny Goat Weed, Córnea de la Cabra, Herba Epimedii, Épimède, Épimède à Grandes Fleurs, Épimède du Japon, Herbe Cornée de Chèvre, Hierba de Cabra en Celo, Japanese Epimedium, Xian Ling Pi, Bishops Mitre, Epimedium Wielkokwiatowe, Japaninvarjohiippa, Elfenblume, Bischofsmütze, Suureõieline Epimeedium, Škornice Velkokvětá, Püspöksüveg, Epimēdija, Vrsta Vimčka

Large-flowered barrenwort is native to China, Japan, and Korea. It is the most common Epimedium species used in supplements in the West. The large-flowered barrenwort contains flavonoids, lignans, phenol glycosides, sesquiterpenes, alkaloids, proteins, bioactive peptides, waxes, amino acids, and phytohormones. Its flavonol glycoside icariin induces nitric oxide synthesis in the penis.

Large-flowered barrenwort may be beneficial for sexual health, against erectile dysfunction, promoting muscle and bone mass, boosting the immune system, menopause, high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, osteoporosis, brain injury, hay fever, and fatigue.

Compliance: novel food not registered, cosmetics ingredients

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