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Horny Goat
Horny Goat Weed Herb

Horny goat weed has become very popular as an aphrodisiac herb, and it may be beneficial for relieving stress as well. The mechanism of how horny goat weed works for increasing sexual desire is still unknown however, it is believed to work due to its adaptogenic properties and effect on cortisol levels which is the main stress hormones. It is believed that horny goat weed may be able to restore levels of testosterone and thyroid hormones . The herb has been traditionally used for liver and kidney tonification as well as sexual dysfunction which can be related to deficiencies in the
Horny Goat Weed Herb
kidney area. It has improved the life of chronic renal failure patients in a Chinese study.

Traditional Uses
Libido enhancement
Rejuvenating tonic
Deficient kidneys and liver
Irregular menses and hypertension during menopause
Cold, painful lower back and extremeties
Pain and water retention due to lack of circulation

Possible Future Uses
Bone loss prevention, muscle mass gain, metabolism balancing (through cortisol regulation)
Testosterone and thyroid balancing

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