Epimedium Extract is one of the best-selling extract products in the world, with its main markets in the United States, Japan, and South Korea. Currently, market demand is around 2,200 tons. Finished products added with this extract have been very popular in the market.
However, the market supply of epimedium raw materials is mainly from wild resources. After long-term heavy harvesting, its wild resources are increasingly depleted. Moreover, the extract has a large market share and high market competition, and many small and medium-sized enterprises have emerged that compete maliciously. It has led to confusion in its market price.
What Is Epimedium?
Epimedium, also known as Horny Goat Weed Extract. Its Latin scientific name is Epimedium brevicornu Maxim. The main form of this ingredient is brown to light yellow fine powder. Soluble in ethyl acetate and ethanol. Insoluble in chloroform, ether, and benzene. The main active ingredients in Epimedium extract are flavonoids, icariin, icariin, icariin, alkaloids, and polysaccharides. It is used in food and health products, medicine, feed, health wine addition, and other fields in the market.
Its healthy benefits
- It can nourish the kidneys and strengthen erectile dysfunction.
- It improves the body’s immune function and prevents and treats osteoporosis.
- It has antioxidant properties. It can prevent aging and regulate the immune and secretory systems. And improve body metabolism and various organ functions.
- It helps with cardiovascular health.
- In addition, it also has anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, expectorant, antitussive, and antiasthmatic effects.
Epimedium Powder Extract Specifications
- Epimedium Extract Icariin 10% purity
- Epimedium Extract Icariin 20% purity
- Epimedium Extract Icariin 98% purity
- Epimedium Extract Icariins 10% purity
- Epimedium Extract Icariins 20% purity
- Epimedium Extract lcaritin 98% purity
Horny Goat Weed Extract lcariin VS lcariins
First, the content of the test is different. What lcariins powder detects is the sum of the contents of icariin and Epimedin C. Lcariin powder detects icariin itself.
The second is the difference in technology. Lcariin is made from lcariins through an enzymatic hydrolysis process. It is obtained by converting the Epimedin C inside into icariin.
The third is the price difference. Because the production process of lcariin is more complex and the material cost loss is greater, the price is also more expensive than lcariin.
Epimedium Extract Icariin VS lcaritin
Icariin is the product of the hydrolysis of icariin. In terms of appearance, Lcariin powder is mainly light yellow. The color of lcariins powder is dark brown. The lcaritin powder is brownish-yellow, darker than lcariin powder.
The specifications of this extract are not limited to this. Please inform our sales team to serve you if you have specific requirements.
2 Major Concerns About Horny Goat Weed Powder
- What is the method for dissolving 98% of Epimedium in Health Wine?
98% icariin is dissolved in 50-degree alcohol by ultrasound at room temperature in the laboratory. The dissolution ratio is 1:500. It can achieve complete dissolution and clarity.
- Can the 98% content of epimedium monoside meet the standard?
After third-party testing and certification, the content is as high as 98.7%, 4-5 points higher than that of market products. High purity, ultra-low impurities, and good stability.
Recommended Dosage Of Epimedium Powder
Judging from the application of this extract in veterinary feed, Epimedium has benefits such as improving animal intestinal health and preventing and controlling porcine epidemic diarrhea. It is recommended to use Epimedium Extract Icariin 0.5%/1%, and 500-1,000g can be added per ton of feed.
According to relevant medicinal book references, it is safe for adults to consume no more than 100mg per person per day.
Buy Horny Goat Weed Powder On Nutri Avenue
In terms of market prices, they have dropped slightly in the past two years. But in general, it has remained stable. No major decline is expected. Moreover, plant extracts differ from amino acid products, and their specifications can be divided into many types. There are also many specifications and extracted ingredients of Epimedium. Therefore, the price gap between different specifications is still very large. Prices range from $15 to $1,500/kg.
Nutri Avenue provides Epimedium extract (Horny goat weed powder), and different specifications have been tested by third parties, and all meet the standards of various indicators, including purity. Welcome to get a free quote.