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Horny Goat Weed: Good for Your Libido, Bones, Nerves and More

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horny goat weed or barrenwort

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  • Traditionally used as a natural aphrodisiac, horny goat weed is an intriguing herb with a name that fits it perfectly
  • Recent studies show that it may not only be useful for improving your intimate life, but it benefits other aspects of your well-being too, including your bone and heart health
  • Find out more about its uses and how you can grow it in your own garden

Also known as Epimedium, horny goat weed is a hardy, perennial plant  that grows on dry, shady areas beneath shallow-rooted trees. It can grow as short as 6 inches to as high as 3 feet, with a width of 12 to 24 inches. Its colorful foliage and flowers provide good groundcover, which is why it's used as an ornamental plant in Western countries.


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